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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.

Fact:

  • 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.