Paper

Sanitary products

Sanitary products cannot be recycled in your local council’s kerbside recycling bin, bag or box.

Sanitary products should be disposed of by flushing down the toilet.

Small amounts can be disposed of in your local council’s kerbside residual waste bin (please ensure they are wrapped securely).

PAPER FACTS :

  • Paper products are some of the most valuable recyclable materials.
  • It's better if the paper products are clean - so look out for stains such as grease, food, paint, dirt, etc. or any plastics or coatings - they could affect if the paper can be recycled or not.
  • Paper envelopes with clear windows CAN be recycled in your kerbside recycling collection.
  • Shredded paper cannot be recycled as the paper fibre size is too small - this should be placed in your normal waste bin.


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