Plastic bottles go in your mixed recycling bin. This includes all bottles such as, cleaning product bottles, trigger spray bottles, shampoo and shower gel bottles, drinks and milk bottles.

All other plastic go in your general waste bin. This includes things like, plastic pots tubs and trays, bags, nappies, polystyrene and wet wipes.

Find out what happens to your plastic


Important information about building and DIY waste

Any waste produced by tradespeople or builders you hired to carry out improvements, repair or alterations to your home is classed as business waste and can’t be disposed of at any of our Recycling Centres. Always ask a tradesperson to include waste disposal in their quote. If you are recycling or disposing of business waste, visit the business waste page.

Recycle for Greater Manchester