A to Z recycling guide

Recycling and other waste-reduction measures may be easier than you think. Check out the options on these pages.

A

Aluminium cans; antifreeze (glycol)
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B

Batteries - vehicle; AA/AAA, button, camera, cellphone & other small sizes; large quantities
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C

Cans; car bodies; chemicals; clothing; cooking oil; concrete and bricks; computers, monitors, printers and fax machines
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E

Electronic waste (e-Waste)
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F

Food waste
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G

Gas bottles; Glad clingwrap, zip-lock bags and containers; glass (whole bottles and jars- without lids); green waste
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H

Hazardous domestic waste (lead-based paint and garden chemicals)
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L

Lightbulbs (energysaver)
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M

Metals- ferrous (machinery, whiteware, steel drums, steel cans, galvanised steel); non-ferrous (copper, brass, bronxe, lead, stainless steel, aluminium; mobile phones
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O

Oil filters; oil (vehicle engines); oil (cooking)
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P

Paint; paper; pharmaceuticals (medicines, drugs and other pharmacy waste); photocopiers; plastic (milk, water and soft drink bottles, plastic containers with recycling numbers 1-7)...
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S

Solvents; steel cans
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T

Timber; toner cartridges
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W

Whiteware
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