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:
- disposed of
You can see where all the materials we receive are taken to in our recycling destinations guide.
Last updated: 21 March 2019