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Waste Services

Our Waste Services include Plastics, Paper Card, metal, food waste, hazardous waste and WEE.
We recycle, repurpose and reuse where possible to prevent material that has value from entering landfill.

Minimise environmental impact

Recycling is crucial in waste management and helps conserve natural resources, reduce energy consumption, and minimise environmental impact. Here is a brief list of everyday waste items that can be recycled:

  • Paper and Cardboard: Includes newspapers, magazines, office paper, cardboard boxes, cereal boxes, and other paper-based materials.
  • Plastic Bottles and Containers: Water bottles, soda bottles, milk jugs, shampoo bottles, and food containers labelled with recycling symbols.
  • Glass Containers: Glass bottles and jars are used for food, beverages, and other products.
  • Aluminum and Steel Cans: Beverage, food, and aerosol can all be recycled.
  • Electronics: Computers, laptops, smartphones, tablets, and other electronic devices can be recycled to recover valuable materials.
  • Batteries: Both single-use and rechargeable batteries can be recycled to prevent harmful chemicals from leaching into the environment.
  • Plastic Bags and Film: Clean and dry plastic shopping bags, bread bags, and plastic wrap can be recycled at designated drop-off locations.
  • Tires: Used tires can be recycled into various products, such as rubber mulch, asphalt, and playground surfaces.
  • Textiles: Clothing, shoes, and household textiles like bedsheets and towels can be recycled or repurposed.
  • Metals: Scrap metal from various sources, including construction sites and household appliances, can be recycled to conserve resources.
  • It’s important to note that the recyclability of certain materials can vary based on their composition and quality of the material.


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