Why recycle?

A guide to recycling - room by room

Here's a guide to your recycling room by room

Recycling in your kitchen



Along with the usual drinks bottles in the kitchen, remember to check the cupboard under the sink! Items often forgotten include:

  • Washing up liquid bottles
  • Bleach and surface cleaner bottles
  • Washing liquid and conditioner bottles
  • Aerosols tins of furniture polish and air fresheners
  • Empty dishwasher tablet boxes and kitchen wrap boxes
  • Takeaway boxes and foil trays can be recycled but must be clean and without grease

Recycling in your bathroom

You can recycle:

  • Toothpaste boxes
  • Toilet roll tubes 
  • Plastic shampoo and conditioner bottles
  • Shower gel containers
  • Liquid soap bottles
  • Bleach and bathroom cleaners


Recycling in your bedroom


You can recycle:

  • Empty tissue boxes
  • Old magazines
  • Empty deodorant aerosols and hairspray



Recycling in your lounge


You can recycle:

  • Envelopes
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Cardboard packaging from online shopping