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General Waste

This is to encourage people to recycle and reduce their waste as much as possible.

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Food and Garden

What happens to the food and garden waste.

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Circular economy information sheet

Traditional linear economy is; make something, use it and then, dispose of it. A circular economy is an alternative in which we keep resources in use for as long as possible, get the maximum value from them whilst in use, then recover the materials and use them to make new products again.

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ESOL Resources

These resources were developed in partnership with Bolton College ESOL department especially for students of English for Speakers of Other Languages.

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RECYCLING IN YOUR AREA

Select your local council logo to find out about recycling in your area, and get helpful information for contacting your local council.




















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IN THE LOOP

When you recycle your stuff in the correct bin at home, you’re part of the circular economy and #InTheLoop.

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BE BATTERY AWARE

There’s hidden batteries everywhere! We’re working with our partners Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service to remind you not to put any batteries in your bins at home.

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BUY, KEEP, EAT, REPEAT

We are working with Bolton Council to help residents recycle right in their beige paper and card bin. Learn more about your beige bin and how you can get involved in this campaign.

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LET’S COMPOST NOW

Home composting is using your kitchen waste and garden waste to make your own nutrient rich compost that you can use to help feed your flowers, plants and vegetables.

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