Local neighbourhood recycling sites
There are many public recycling sites in the borough. You can recycle glass, foil, cartons, books, CDs, textiles and shoes at public recycling sites.
'Leave your cap on' glass bottles
re3 is encouraging residents to include the screw tops from glass bottles when they bring them to glass recycling banks. Glass bottles, such as wine, spirits and cooking oils often come with aluminium screw tops which can be recycled along with the glass. You can also leave the lids on your glass jars.
At textile banks you can recycle the following items even if they are well worn or damaged:
- bed linens
Find your nearest recycling site
To find your nearest recycling site and what you can recycle there, click on the markers on the map below.
What happens to your recycling?
The materials we collect are sent for processing. Details of what happens to your recycling are set out in the re3 factsheet.
The council benefits from any income arising from recycling. It uses this money to help offset the cost of the waste collection and disposal.