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See below for lists of plastic items you can or can't recycle.

What you can't recycle

You can't put these plastics in your recycling container - they must go in the same bin as your rubbish:

  • Foil-lined packets (sweet wrappers and crisp packets) 

  • Toothpaste tubes

  • Black sacks 

  • Bio-degradable and degradable bags 

  • Polystyrene/Styrofoam (packaging trays, beads and disposable coffee cups)

  • CD and DVD cases 

  • Tupperware containers 

  • Plastic storage boxes

  • Foil balloons

  • Bubble Wrap

  • Plastic Film Wrap

  • Blister packs

  • Laminated paper 

  • Plastic coat hangers

  • Cellophane

  • Plastic flower pots

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