Plastics Recycling

You can now recycle a much wider range of plastic packaging through your kerbside collection scheme.

Yes Please!

Please see below for a list of the plastic items that can go into your recycling bin:

Plastic bottles

You can recycle all types of plastic bottles, such as:

  • Plastic milk bottles
  • Fizzy drinks bottles
  • Squash bottles
  • Water bottles
  • Shampoo bottles
  • Bottles from household cleaning products
  • Bleach bottles

Plastic pots

You can recycle all types of plastic pots, such as:

  • Yogurt pots
  • Cream pots
  • Soup pots
  • Salad pots

Plastic tubs

You can recycle all types of plastic tubs, such as:

  • Margarine tubs
  • Ice cream tubs

Plastic trays

You can recycle all types of trays, such as:

  • Meat trays
  • Fruit trays or punnets
  • Biscuit trays

Plastic bags

You can recycle the following types of plastic bags:

  • Carrier bags
  • Bread bags
  • Banana bags
  • Freezer bags
  • Fruit and vegetable bags

Plastic film and wrapping

You can recycle the following types of plastic film and wrapping, such as:

  • Plastic film around magazines and newspapers
  • Plastic film or wrapping around food products
  • Plastic wrapping around multi-packs of cans
  • Plastic wrapping around toilet rolls
  • Plastic wrappers from bakery goods
  • Plastic breakfast cereal liners

No Thanks!

We are unable to accept the following materials in the recycling bin:

  • Black plastic sacks
  • Compostable plastic packaging
  • Pesticide or chemical bottles
  • Plastic plant pots
  • Hard plastics, e.g. children’s toys, milk crates, ride on cars
  • Polystyrene, e.g. for packaging and coffee cups
  • Bubble Wrap
  • Electronic items
  • Plastic strapping or string
  • Blister packs
  • Plastic shrink wrap or cling film