Leave plastic on and they will be recycled (remove them when the lid is a different material to the container like aerosols)
Should I leave on or remove trigger sprays (like on cleaning sprays)
Leave them on and they will be recycled
Fortnightly:recycling box collection (2 boxes) for glass jars and bottles, food/drink cans, plastic bottles, pots, tubs and trays, empty aerosols, foil and cartons.
Clear/coloured plastic bottles
Hand soap bottles (without pump)
Cleaning product bottles (e.g. bleach bottles and bathroom cleaners [triggers can be left on])
Skin care product bottles
Shampoo and shower gel bottles
Fizzy and non fizzy drinks and water bottles
Pots, e.g. yoghurt, soup
Tubs, e.g. margarine, ice cream
Trays or punnets, e.g. raw or cooked meat trays; take away trays, fruit and veg trays
Chocolate and biscuit tubs and trays
Other clear plastic packaging
What don't we want?
Pre-prepared salad bags
Film lids from pots or trays
Medicine packs e.g. headache pills
Pet food pouches
Soap bottle pumps
Plastic plant pots
Plastic bottles containing chemicals e.g. anti-freeze
* Plastic bags cannot be recycled through the kerbside recycling collection services. However, some local supermarkets have recycling collection points in store:check if your local store recycles bags.