Plastic bottles, pots, tubs & trays
Where it is taken?
Landor Street materials recovery facility & Various UK recycling plants.
What happens to it?
Plastics are collected from the kerbside mixed with metals and glass. They are taken to a materials recovery facility in Birmingham where plastics are separated from other waste streams and transported for recycling. Find out more about Materials Recovery Facilities here.
Plastics are taken to a number of locations in the UK for recycling where they are processed into new plastic products depending on their plastic type. See list of destinations below:
- J. and A. Young (Leicester) Limited, UK
- Clean Tech, UK
- Veolia Environmental Services, UK
- Monoworld Recycling, UK
- Roydon Resource Recovery, UK
Plastic bottles - recycled plastic (PET) products.
Plastic pots, tubs & trays - Food containers, other plastic products.