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What's accepted - hard plastics

Hard plastic items accepted for recycling:

  • Plastic storage containers
  • Buckets and bins
  • Plastic patio furniture
  • Large children’s toys
  • Plastic gutters, downpipes and utility pipes
  • Wheelie bins
  • Compost bins and water butts
  • Plastic plant pots (empty)
  • Car bumpers
  • Traffic cones and barriers

Hard plastic items not permitted for recycling:

  • No brittle plastics that shatter easily e.g. coat hangers, CD cases
  • No upholstered plastics e.g. child car seats
  • No empty containers of oil, grease, paint or chemicals
  • No mastic tubes
  • No video tapes, CDs, small children’s toys
  • No empty food packaging e.g. plastic bottles, tubs, trays
  • No fibreglass e.g. baths
  • No rubber products e.g. hoses, matting, netting
  • No electrical items
  • No cables
  • No general waste