Please rinse these before placing in the pink sack - but why?
Plastic Bottles - including bottle tops, squash bottle and replace
|soft drink bottles|
|cleaners (including trigger bottles)|
|yoghurt/pro-biotic drink (actimel, Yakult)|
|medicine (take unused medicines to a pharmacy for disposal)|
|meat (not polystyrene)|
Plastic pots and cases
|yoghurt (all types)|
Plastic we don't collect
plastic film (e.g. sweet wrappers, cling-film, shrink wrap etc)
|expanded polystyrene (e.g. fast food trays, packaging)|
Alternative: Recycle with Terracycle
|biscuit wrappers and similar|
|Cotton buds & cotton wool
Alternative: try reusable face cloths?
Alternative: - try cloth nappies
|VHS or audio cassette|
|other plastics (e.g. children’s toys, garden furniture, Tupperware)|
The use of plastic items, especially single-use items (which are items only used once), is accelerating climate change and polluting our world. But there are many ways you can reduce your single-use plastic and make a difference. Read more...
Please rinse these items before placing in the pink sack - but why?
|all drink cans|
|all food cans|
|all aerosol spray cans (empty only)|
|foil and foil containers|
When it comes to recycling, metal is hard to beat. That’s because it’s endlessly recyclable - every last bit can be turned into something else. And it’s a cycle that can go on for ever. Read more...
If the cardboard does not fit in the pink sack this can be flattened and placed under another pink sack.
|newspaper & magazines|
|unwanted mail & leaflets|
|envelopes (all colours)|
|window envelopes (no need to remove window)|
|catalogues & telephone directories (all types)|
|wrapping paper (not foil or ribbons)
Check if accepted: Try the scrunch test
|books (remove cover from hardback books)|
|all cardboard boxes (e.g. Corrugated, cereal, ready meal)|
|toilet & kitchen roll tubes|
|Christmas & Birthday cards - unless covered in glitter|
|cardboard egg boxes|
|Beverage cartons & Cartons (e.g. juice, milk cartons etc)|
|Paper/Cardboard we don't collect|
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