Meat trays (plastic and polystyrene)

Meat trays (plastic and polystyrene) cannot be recycled in your local council’s kerbside recycling bin, bag or box.

Meat trays (plastic and polystyrene) should be disposed of in your local council’s kerbside residual waste bin.


  • 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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