Plastics - reduce and recycle

Plastics you can and can't recycle

Plastics you can recycle

Recycle these plastics in your blue-lidded bin:

  • Plastic bottles
  • Plastic tubs e.g. butter/margarine tub
  • Plastic pots e.g. yogurt pots

Plastics you can't recycle

Please don't put these plastics in your blue-lidded bin as they are not currently recyclable:

  • Cling film
  • Carrier bags
  • Salad and bread bags
  • Sweet wrappers
  • Crisp packets
  • Polystyrene of any kind
  • Biodegradable plastics

Watch this video to find out more about plastics that can and can't be recycled.

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