What can I recycle?

What Can I Recycle?


  • There are over 50 different types of plastics
  • Most local authorities provide recycling facilities for HDPE and PET plastic bottles
  • Many bottles are made from PET and HDPE including milk, shampoo, detergent and drinks bottles
  • When recycling, don't forget to wash and squash your bottles
  • Some supermarkets have collection points for recycling carrier bags. 
  • Polythene bags can be posted for recycling to:www.polyprint.co.uk
  • Click here to view more details about plastic recycling, including a plastic ID chart


Re-use plastic carrier bags or use a long-life carrier bag. Buy in bulk to reduce packaging.