Recycling is a great way for homeowners to do their bit for the environment and can be incorporated into their daily routines with relative ease. However, knowing what can be recycled and what bins different waste should go into can be a bit confusing. Getting this right is important because if waste becomes contaminated, what was once recyclable may have to be sent to landfill instead. Below, we explain what CAN be recycled.
While the specific items that you can recycle will depend on where you live, the items listed below can usually be disposed of in the yellow-lid recycling bins provided by your local council.
Before you put any of this waste into your recycling bin, take a look at these tips:
Of course, the possibilities don’t end there. There are actually many other items that can be recycled, they just require alternative ways of disposal. So, if you’ve ever wondered how to dispose of your old microwave, smartphones or clothes, take a look at the list below: