Sweet, biscuit, and chocolate packaging belongs in your REFUSE bin.
Examples: Jelly Tots, McVities biscuits, Kit Kat, Dairy Milk, and Haribo wrappers.
Hints and Tips: TerraCycle collect confectionary packets in some areas, have a look at their website to see if you have a local crisp packet recycling station.
- More than 15% of the money we spend on products pays for packaging – most of which goes straight in the bin.
- Plastic rubbish in the British countryside kills thousands of land animals every year.
- 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.
- Plastics from items such as carrier bags and bottles that end up in our oceans kill around 1,000,000 sea creatures every year.