Recycling – let’s get it sorted

Get your paper and cardboard sorted

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Meet Tyler. Tyler counts his macros. But on his birthday his only wish is for pizza. Tyler recycles the pizza boxes and wrapping paper in his yellow lid bin. Good job, Tyler. Let's get it sorted.

Every year, over 300,000 tonnes of paper and packaging is sent to recyclers to be turned into new products. Paper and cardboard can be recycled into other items such as toilet rolls, egg cartons and other packaging.

Let’s get it sorted.

Some of the common paper and cardboard household items you can put in your yellow lid bin are:

  • non-greasy pizza boxes
  • office paper
  • magazines, brochures and catalogues
  • wrapping paper (no foil/glitter)
  • toilet rolls
  • cereal boxes and carboard boxes
  • egg cartons
  • juice and milk cartons.

You can check your local council’s website for more details.

In this guide:

  1. Five materials you can recycle in your yellow lid bin
  2. Get your plastics sorted
  3. Make sorting your recycling simple
  4. Get your metals sorted
  5. Get your paper and cardboard sorted
  6. Get your glass sorted
  7. Keep it loose – don't bag your recycling
  8. Useful links

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