Sauce jars and bottles (glass)

Sauce jars and bottles (glass) can be recycled using your local council’s kerbside recycling bin, bag or box and at your local Household Waste Recycling Centre.

It’s useful if they are empty and rinsed and please leave lids on.


  • Lots of glass items can be recycled including glass bottles and jars.
  • There are some types of glass such as Pyrex, oven-proof glass and drinking glasses that can't as they are designed to withstand higher temperatures when being recycled.
  • Make sure your glass bottles and jars are empty and rinse out the remaining food or liquid.
  • Put lids back on glass items if possible.

Have you found the recycleright website helpful?



Thank you!