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Plastic carrier bags

Recycle at home

Recycle out of home

Yes, Plastic carrier bags can be recycled at some out of home recycling points.

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Which types of plastic carrier bags can be recycled?

  • Plastic carrier bags including bags for life.

Which types of plastic carrier bags can’t be recycled?

Compostable and biodegradable bags are not designed to be recycled with other plastics, and if they enter the recycling system, they can potentially negatively affect the quality of the recycled material. If you need to get rid of these items, and you don’t have your own compost bin or heap, please place these inside your bag or bin for non-recyclable waste.

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