Recycling

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* Glass bottles and jars (unbroken) * Glass bottles and jars (unbroken)
-Some councils offer drop off recycling for:+Some councils offer drop off recycling for (again, check with your Council to verify):
* Computer equipment * Computer equipment
* Used batteries * Used batteries
-Again, check with your Council to verify.+==Other items more difficult to recycle==
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* Polystyrene * Polystyrene
* Empty motor oil containers * Empty motor oil containers
* Used light globes. Note that compact fluorescent lights contain small amounts of mercury, so they should not go to landfill. * Used light globes. Note that compact fluorescent lights contain small amounts of mercury, so they should not go to landfill.
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* [[Wikipedia:Recycling]] * [[Wikipedia:Recycling]]
* [http://www.recycling-guide.org.uk/ Learn to recycle on the Recycling guide (United Kingdom)] * [http://www.recycling-guide.org.uk/ Learn to recycle on the Recycling guide (United Kingdom)]
 +* [http://www.oilrecycling.gov.au/ Used Oil Recycling] -- Product Stewardship for Oil program. Information on how to recycle used oil.
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[[Category:Recyling]] [[Category:Recyling]]

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Recycling things that you use is an important action you can take to live more sustainably and reduce pollution. However, it is not always easy to find out how and where you can recycle some items. Don't dump it, recycle it!

The following products are often taken by local Council kerbside collections (check with your Council to verify):

  • Paper and cardboard
  • Cans
  • Plastic containers
  • Milk cartons
  • Glass bottles and jars (unbroken)

Some councils offer drop off recycling for (again, check with your Council to verify):

  • Computer equipment
  • Used batteries

Other items more difficult to recycle

  • Polystyrene
  • Empty motor oil containers
  • Used light globes. Note that compact fluorescent lights contain small amounts of mercury, so they should not go to landfill.

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