From 1 April 2019 there are changes at your local household recycling centre, are you ready?

Household recycling centres

5. What happens to the waste?

Most of the materials brought to the household recycling centres can be recycled. In 2017-18 more than 70% was recycled or composted.

It is important that the materials brought into the sites are treated properly and tracked until they have been:

  • recycled
  • composted
  • disposed of

You can see where all the materials we receive are taken to in our recycling destinations guide.

 

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Last updated: 21 March 2019

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