Can you put plastic carrier bags in the blue bin?

Can you put plastic carrier bags in the blue bin?

carrier bags and black sacks: please do not place these in your recycling bins, recyclable materials should be place loose in the bin. Some local supermarkets offer in-store collection points where plastic bags can be taken, or place these in your black refuse bin. plastic toys: take to local charity shops.

Which Colour bin is for plastic?

GREEN – for wet waste, which comes from the kitchen/cooking/food, goes to one bin. BLUE – Dry recyclable waste such as newspapers, cardboard, packing plastics, bottles, cans, etc., should go to a different bin.

What can go in plastic recycling?

You can recycle this plastic if your Local Authority mentions:

  • Milk Jugs.
  • Plastic bottle caps.
  • Bleach/detergent bottles.
  • Shampoo bottles.
  • Margarine tubs.
  • Ice cream tubs.
  • Carrier bags that can be stretched – Local authorities often don’t collect carrier bags, but can be recycled in local supermarkets.

What can I throw in the blue recycle bin?

A lot of things can be recycled in the blue bin. Most paper products, including newspaper, office paper, cardboard, food boxes (including clean frozen food boxes), magazines, and advertisements. Paper products must be free of food waste, pet waste, oil or excessive dirt. Cartons can now be included in your blue bin!

What is the blue recycling bin for?

Blue Bins (Metals) Blue recycling bins sometimes indicate a recycling bin used for metals. Although it is common to use blue bins to indicate recycling for metals, plastics also are often recycled using blue bins.

Do you need to wash cartons before recycling?

You have to clean empties for them to be recycled properly As a rule of thumb, you should at least be giving items a rinse, and preferably getting them as clean as possible, before sticking them in the recycling. Recycling that’s contaminated to some extent will go on to produce less high quality materials.

What can I put in my recycling bin in West Lancashire?

Plastic (Blue bin) It is now easier for West Lancashire residents to recycle more plastic waste. Along with plastic bottles, which were already collected, residents can put clean plastic pots, tubs and trays in their blue recycling bin at home. It is easy to see whether something is recyclable by checking the number stamped onto it.

How can I help protect the environment in West Lancashire?

Help protect the environment by recycling as much as you can. Only use the grey bin for anything that you cannot put in your recycling bins. For a small fee, we can provide a bulky waste collection for large household items. Please click here to book a collection. It is now easier for West Lancashire residents to recycle more plastic waste.

How much does West Lancashire borough council spend on wheelie bins?

In 2013 the council spent approximately £35,000 on replacing wheelie bins. The charge will help to offset purchase, administrative, and delivery costs associated with providing a replacement bin. We also hope the charges will encourage residents to look after their bins and store them appropriately.

When do new garden waste bins come out?

You can continue to order new and replacement bins, however, please be advised that your new bin will not be delivered until after 12 th July 2021. If you are looking to purchase a brown bin for the garden waste subscription service, please submit your request however please be aware of the current delay for deliveries.

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