Recycling A-Z

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What this includes

  • Bottles
  • Trays
  • Tubs
  • Pots (excluding plant and paint pots) 

Recycle, reuse or dispose

See also

Plastic carrier bags

Recycle, reuse or dispose

  • Try to avoid using.
  • Plastic bags can be recycled at large supermarkets. Find out where to recycle carrier bags from Recycle Now website.
  • Use cloth bags to reduce the number of plastic bags you use.

See also

Plastic disposable cups

Recycle, reuse or dispose

  • Disposable cups can be recycled (Save-a-cup website).
  • Avoid using disposable cups and use a re-usable drinking container.
  • Disposable coffee cups can be recycled at all Costa Coffee and Starbucks branches (all brands accepted).

Plastic packaging film

What this includes:

Recycle, reuse or dispose

Try to avoid using. 

Plastic films with the "Recycle with carrier bags at larger stores" logo can be recycled at large supermarkets.

Plastic films are used to wrap:

  • bakery products
  • breakfast cereals
  • grocery produce (fresh and frozen)
  • multi-packs (shrink wrap)
  • newspapers and magazine wrappers
  • household goods (e.g. toilet roll, nappies and kitchen roll wrappers)

Do not include metallic, degradable, or dirty plastic films. Paper labels should be removed.

Reduce waste by buying food with minimal packaging.

See also

Find out more about recycling plastic film from the Recycle Now website.