This Christmas, we are encouraging householders to be ‘nice’ and get on Santa’s good list by recycling the right type of paper and card in your recycling bin at home.
You’ll be on the naughty list if you put any of the following things in your paper and card recycling bin:
But you’ll have a chance to get on the nice list if you put all of the following items in:
Recycling only the right things in your bins is really important so that it can be turned into new products, like a new newspaper or cardboard box.
Nappies, polystyrene and all plastics (except plastic bottles) can go in your general waste bin, which is used to create green electricity. Electronic items and clothing can be taken to your local Recycling Centre. Recycle all your food waste in your food and garden bin. It is made into compost.
Find out more about what you can recycle in your area.
Be nice. It’s Christmas after all!
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