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Recycling Plastic Pots, Tubs and Trays

The seven recycling banks can accept plastic pots, tubs and trays, including:

  • yoghurt pots
  • cream pots
  • butter/margarine tubs
  • plastic food trays (for example: takeaway trays, ready meal trays)
  • tubs from chocolate, sweets, biscuits, crackers
  • biscuit tray packaging
  • clear fruit punnets
  • clear meat trays
  • cosmetic pots (for example: face cream pots)
  • plastic lids (for example: bottle tops)

Please make sure that your plastic pots, tubs and trays are washed and lids/film are removed before recycling. Items should be put into the recycling banks loose and not in plastic bags.

Unfortunately, we cannot accept:

  • black plastic trays
  • plastic film
  • crisp packets
  • plastic wrapping
  • foil lids
  • flower pots

Alternative recycling schemes may be available for plastic film, crisp packets, plastic wrapping or foil lids. You can check on the Recycle Now website.

The plastic recycling banks for pots, tubs and trays will be located at:

You can view our frequently asked questions about this service, here.

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