Recycle right - recycling dos
Bottle and Jars
All plastic bottles and jars can be recycled, but please remember to remove the lids and rinse out to ensure a better end product.
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Some recyclable plastic products found in your home are:
Soft drink bottles (coloured and clear)
Milk bottles (white and other)
Sauce bottles (BBQ, tomato, mustard etc)
Cleaning product bottles (toilet duck etc)
|Vitamin and medicine bottles||
Bathroom product bottles (shampoo, bubble bath, handwash etc)
|Laundry liquid bottles||
Plastic jars - spreads (peanut butter/
Some hard/ rigid containers can also be recycled - icecream containers, yogurt containers, butter containers, plant pots
Soft plastics like plastic bags and plastic wrap should NOT go in the recycle bin.
Metals - steel and aluminium
Drink and food cans are normally made of aluminium or steel and both are easily recycled - this also includes aerosol cans (please remember to remove the plastic lid and nozzle before putting it in the bin.)
Some recyclable metal products found in your home are:
|Aluminium foil||Steel cans|
|Foil trays||Aerosol cans|
|Soft drink cans||Food tins|
Glass - bottle and jars
Glass jars and bottles either clear or coloured are 100% recyclable. Flat, plate or mirror glass however cannot be recycled.
Some recyclable glass products found in your home are:
|Soft drink bottles||Wine bottles|
|Glass jars - spreads||Beer bottles|
Cardboard / Paper
Cardboard can be recycled but it should be clean and of a size that fits loosely into a bin. Remember to fold large boxes down.
Some recyclable cardboard and paper products found in your home are:
|Juice and milk cartons||Boxes|
|Glossy inserts||Telephone books|