What you can recycle – and where …


Useful information from the B-earth Day event …

There was lots of interest at the recent B-earth Day event, with many people finding out what they can recycle – and where?

Here is the useful information provided:

Household collection service:

  • Paper: newspapers, magazines, junk mail, computer paper , envelopes, catalogues and directories and paper bags
  • Plastic bottles: food and drink bottles, detergent bottles, toiletries (eg shampoo, shower gel, liquid soap), bottle tops
  • Tins and cans: food tins including pet food tins, drinks cans, sweet and biscuit tins
  • Aerosols: food eg. cream and oil, deodorant, hairspray
  • Garden waste: a separate ‘opt in’, paid-for collection service (although this waste can be taken to the Household Waste & Recycling Centre in Petersfield free of charge)

St Marys Church, Buriton:

  • Toothbrushes and toothpaste tubes (including electric toothbrush heads)
  • Medication/tablet blister packs (empty)
  • Used stamps
  • Milk bottle tops (plastic)

Tesco, Petersfield:

Green collection container by roundabout:

  • Juice cartons (including caps and straws)
  • Pringles tubes (no lids)
  • Milk Cartons (including caps and straws)
  • Dough paper containers (with metal ends)
  • Soup, tomatoes and other food cartons
  • Other paper containers (with metal ends - no lids)

Inside Tesco:

  • Soft plastics (including supermarket bags, plastic film, bread bags, salad bags etc)

Aldi, Petersfield (container just inside entrance):

  • Crisp packets
  • Plastic film 
  • Pet food pouches
  • Sweet wrappers
  • Plastic bags 
  • Biscuit wrappers
  • Bread bags