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Info on recycling depot at Village Centre

The Recycling Depot at the Village Centre, situated next to the St Francis Golf Course Entrance, is now open 7 days a week.  The hours on weekdays is between 08:00 and 17:00 and on Saturdays and Sundays between 08:00 and 14:00.

Two men, Archie and Greg are in charge of the depot and will help you off load your recycling.  If you would like to drop off after hours, please ensure that the articles are in a strong bag and drop the closed bag over the wall at the entrance to the centre.

WHAT WE RECYCLE:

GLASS:  Bottles, Jam Jars, sauce and spice bottles. Leave lids and labels on bottles.

TINS:  Beverage Cans – can be crushed if preferred.

FOOD Cans:  Rinsed but labels can be left on the tins.

Aerosol and paint tins.

PAPER and CARDBOARD.

White Paper:  Includes computer printouts, writing paper.

Cardboard:  Brown corrugated boxes, sheets, porridge boxes.

Newspaper and Magazines.

PLASTIC

Bottles:  Milk, cool drink, water and cleaning product bottles.

Soft non-crackly wrapping plastics:  grocery bags, bread, fruit and vegetable bags, sandwich bags.

Firm plastic:  Yoghurt, feta and cream/cottage cheese containers, PETI containers – fruit and sandwiches.

Household Plastic:  Plastic chairs and tables, buckets and drainpipes.

Tetrapac:  Fruit juice and long life milk containers.

WHAT WE DON’T RECYCLE:

Used disposable nappies, serviettes, tissues – for health reasons!

Dinner plates, cups, ovenware, mirror glass, windscreens, laboratory glass, light bulbs.

Plastic coated cardboard, Banana boxes, wax wrap or greaseproof paper, potato pockets or plastic lined dog food bags, packaging tubes, photographs or overhead projector plastic, catalogues, wrapping paper, cereal boxes, plasticized paper, laminating plastic, carbon paper, Lever Arch files. Plastic containing small parts like screws which cannot be easily removed. Crisp packets, biscuit wrappers, cling or pallet wrap, black polystyrene, Aluminum foil, foil pie plates, some yoghurt seals.

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