Cardboard

Takeaway boxes (plastic and cardboard)

Takeaway boxes (plastic and cardboard) cannot be recycled using your local council’s kerbside recycling bin, bag or box or your local Household Waste Recycling Centre.

Takeaway boxes (plastic and cardboard)┬ácan be disposed of in your local council’s kerbside residual bin.

CARDBOARD FACTS:

  • Most clean cardboard is recyclable.
  • Look out for stains such as grease, food, paint, dirt, etc - please put this contaminated cardboard in your normal residual waste bin.
  • Remember to flatten boxes and remove all packing tape, polystyrene and plastic inserts from cardboard packaging before recycling.


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