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What happens to my recycling?

View the end destinations for our recycling materials

Your recycling is collected and kept separate. There are two compartments in the truck:

  • paper and cardboard are sent to a facility to be further sorted in to the different standards of paper and card, bulked and sent directly to be recycled in to paper, toilet roll and much more
  • glass, plastic and othe recyclable materials are sent to facilities in Alfreton and Leeds to be sorted into different materials and grades, and then sent to a variety of processing plants be recycled in to something new. Your old plastic bottles could be recycled and become a new plastic bottle or even a fleece jacket

 

Last updated Friday, 28th June 2019

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