Not all types of take away food packaging are recyclable, the material itself may not be recyclable, or paper and card which is recyclable may be contaminated with food/drink residues.
- Yes - packaging films, rinsed out milk bottles, empty drinks bottles, clean salad trays, rinsed out margarine tubs, rinsed cans (food or drink), cardboard (corrugated, cereal boxes, non-plastic coated packaging), Tetra Pak, aluminium foil, bubble wrap
- No - disposable hot drinks cups, plastic coated cardboard (e.g. noodle pots, takeaway food boxes, etc), crisp packets, sweet wrappers, polystyrene, sandwich boxes (cardboard/cellophane mix), glass, microwaveable meal trays
If there is food residue or drink remaining which cannot be rinsed out, or packaging is non-recyclable place in General Waste bin (grey lid).
If packaging is clean and recyclable place in Dry Mixed Recycling bin (orange lid).