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Plastic drink bottles belong with your RECYCLING.

 

For updates on the collections at this current time please check here

Examples: Fruit juice, squash, or fizzy drink bottles.

Please Remember: Left-over liquid or food residue can contaminate other recyclables so please empty and rinse your containers. It does not need to be spotless, a quick rinse will do. Please remove plastic film and place in the general rubbish bin. Lids and labels can be left on. Save space by squashing bottles.

Hints and Tips: Please remember your reusables when you go out, you can find local Refill Stations on the refill app.

Facts:

  • Plastic rubbish in the British countryside kills thousands of land animals every year.
  • Enough plastic bottles are tossed each year to circle the planet five times.
  • Recycling a single plastic bottle will save enough energy to power a lightbulb for three hours or more.
  • More than 15% of the money we spend on products pays for packaging – most of which goes straight in the bin.
  • 8 million tonnes of the world’s plastics end up in our oceans each year, creating a garbage patch three times the size of France.

Recycling Bin