Wealden District Council
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Thin Plastic Film Recycling

Wealden residents can now recycle their plastic film in the recycling bin.

What types of plastic film are accepted?

They accept any low-density polyethylene (LDPE) film which is sometimes marked with a number 4, for example;

  • plastic wrappers from bakery goods
  • plastic breakfast cereal liners
  • plastic wrappers from multipacks of cans
  • plastic toilet roll wrappers
  • plastic bags from fruit and veg
  • plastic carrier bags
  • plastic bread bags
  • plastic freezer bags
  • plastic magazine wrap

What types of plastic film do they not accept?

  • bubble wrap
  • plastic shrink wrap
  • cling film