Severn Waste Services and Mercia Waste Management

ENVIROSORT - WHAT CAN I RECYCLE?

The table on this page lists the materials that can be recycled through kerbside collection and the EnviroSort plant if you are on a wheeled bin collection. If your kerbside recyclables are collected in sacks, you cannot put glass bottles and jars in the sacks.

 

You Can Recycle

Please remember...

food tins & drink cans

  • food tins
  • drink cans
  • aerosol cans
  • sweet / biscuit tins
  • metal jar lids
  • Rinse tins and cans
  • Push sharp lids inside tins

Tip - Labels can be left on

Tip - No need to squash

mixed glass bottles & jars

  • glass bottles
  • glass jars
  • Rinse bottles and jars
  • No bottle tops, corks or caps
  • If your kerbside recyclables are collected in sacks, you cannot put glass bottles and jars in the sacks.

Tip - Labels can be left on
Tip - All colours accepted

plastic bottles & containers

All plastic bottles e.g.
  • drinks bottles
  • milk / juice bottles
  • detergent / fabric conditioner bottles
  • cleaning / bleach bottles
  • toiletry bottles
Plastic containers e.g.
  • yogurt pots
  • margarine / ice cream tubs
  • fruit / vegetable punnets
  • plastic meat / fish trays
  • cream / custard pots
  • cake / pastry trays
  • soup / sauce pots
  • egg boxes
  • Rinse bottles and containers
  • No black plastic
  • No tops, lids, pumps, film, foil etc

Tip - Labels can be left on
Tip - No need to squash

paper

  • newspapers / magazines
  • phone directories
  • catalogues / brochures
  • junk mail / leaflets
  • letters
  • greetings cards
  • envelopes
  • Keep paper flat
  • Remove plastic wrappers

Tip - You can compost your shredded paper at home

cartons

All cartons e.g.

  • milk / juice / smoothie cartons
  • fabric conditioner cartons
  • soup / chopped tomatoes cartons
  • custard cartons
  • Rinse cartons

Tip - No need to squash
Tip - Plastic spouts can be left on

cardboard

  • thin cardboard boxes e.g. cerealboxes, ready meal boxes
  • corrugated / thick cardboard boxes
  • egg boxes
  • kitchen / toilet roll tubes
  • Flatten cardboard boxes and tubes
  • Remove inner packaging

* You cannot recycle textiles in your recycling collection but there are re-use organisations, charity shops and recycling sites where you can donate textiles for re-use and recycling.


Severn Waste Services
The Marina, Kings Road, Evesham
Worcestershire WR11 3XZ

Tel: 01386 443376
Fax: 01386 446757
Email: enquiries@severnwaste.co.uk

Mercia Waste Management
The Marina, Kings Road, Evesham
Worcestershire WR11 3XZ

Tel: 01386 443376
Fax: 01386 446757
Email: enquiries@severnwaste.co.uk

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