The following list shows the types of aluminium foil that can be put loose into your recycling bin:
- Aluminium foil tops e.g. milk bottles tops and yogurt tops
- Aluminium foil food trays
Please remember to wash your foil. If you are not sure if an item is made of just foil, try the following test:
- Squash the foil
- Does it bounce back?
- No – put it in the recycling bin
- Yes – it is not the foil we want and should be placed in the rubbish bin.
- Foil lined crisp packets
- Foil lined food pouches, e.g. baby food and cat food
Other metals, e.g. cutlery, pots and pans and scrap metal generally