KNOW YOUR PLACE! ... bubble wrap and blister packs (e.g paracetamol packets) Crisps, sweet and...
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KNOW YOUR PLACE! LOOK INSIDE TO
DISCOVER ALL THE PLASTICS YOU CAN RECYCLE AROUND
How much plastic can you recycle? www.north-herts.gov.uk
Food trays and containers
Health and beauty
Garden and garage
Below you will find information on what plastics you can recycle in your mixed recycling bin, along with cardboard, cartons, glass, tins, cans, aerosols and clean foil.
In your mixed recycling bin at home The following plastics cannot be recycled Please put them into your purple bin
Polystyrene, fruit nets, bubble wrap and blister packs
(e.g paracetamol packets)
Crisps, sweet and biscuit wrappers, pet food pouches
and plastic film
Don’t forget to also recycle cardboard, cartons, glass, cans, aerosols and clean foil!
Please don’t put plastic carrier bags
into your mixed recycling bin. Most local supermarkets
offer plastic bag recycling facilities.
Why not? Putting these types of plastics in the recycling can cause problems with the machinery at the recycling centre. This might mean that all the recycling can’t be recycled and will end up in landfill.
You can recycle the following plastics and more at your local Household Waste Recycling Centre
We collect textiles from your kerbside. This includes all clothing, paired shoes, handbags,
bed linen, curtains and towels, but NOT duvets and pillows. Please place your textiles in plastic bags (not black bags)
tied up at the side of your mixed recycling bin.
Don’t forget you can recycle Textiles too!
Hard plastics from the home...
Please don’t put these in your mixed
For more information on locations and opening times of your nearest Household Waste Recycling Centre visit: www.wasteaware.org.uk