Plastic recycling

We recycle several types of plastic. Find out what you can recycle and where.

Yes please - green bin

All plastic types 1 (PET), 2 (HDPE), 4 (LDPE) and 5 (PP), no black plastic of any type


Drinks bottles
Milk bottles
Cooking oil bottles
Cleaning product bottles
Skincare, shampoo and soap bottles

Pots, tubs and trays

Yoghurt pots
Butter and margarine tubs
Ice cream tubs
Sweet and chocolate tubs
Fruit, meat and veg trays

Bags and wrapping

Bread bags
Toilet and kitchen roll wrappers
Bubble wrap
Stretchy fresh or frozen fruit and vegetable bags
Carrier bags
Stretchy wrapping from food tins and drinks can multipacks

Cartons and Tetra Paks

Milk, juice, coconut and soya cartons
Tomato and custard cartons

Please give a quick rinse out before placing some plastic items in your green bin or bag to avoid contamination. Squashing them will give you extra space in your bin.

No thanks - black bin

Black plastic
Compostable and biodegradable plastic
Crisp packets
Cling film
Film lids from fruit trays

Plastic toys in good condition can be taken to your local charity shop.

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