Margarine and butter tubs

Margarine and butter tubs cannot be recycled in your local council’s kerbside recycling bin, bag or box.

Margarine and butter tubs should be disposed of in your local council’s kerbside residual waste bin or at your local Household Waste Recycling Centre.

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  • Almost all plastic bottles are recyclable as long as they are not black plastic. Please don't squish the bottles - and check the bottles for instructions if they contained chemicals.
  • When recycling plastic bottles leave the labels on, empty and rinse them and keep the tops and lids on.
  • The current recycling process is not able to sort to all types plastic items such as tubs, trays, plastic film and black plastic. Please put these types of plastics in your normal waste bin.

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