Recycle at home
No, cotton wool cannot currently be recycled at home.
Is cotton wool recyclable?
Cotton wool is not recyclable and should be placed in your bag or bin for non-recyclable waste;
Do not flush cotton wool down the toilet as it expands when placed in water and can cause blockages.
Good to know
You can buy eco-friendly, bamboo based, reusable cotton pads from a number of zero waste organisations and online retailers.