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Everyone visiting the Household Recycling Centres are required to pre-book their visit.
This is to minimise queues and congestion on site and to help keep everybody safe.

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Odd items - What can I do with...?

It's pretty easy to recycle bottles and lids, but what about those tricky every day items that are hard to dispose of? Here's some guidance to help you keep our planet tidy...

Gillette and Venus have partnered with Terracycle to provide a method for the public to recycle their disposable razors, although it works differently to the rest of the Terracycle schemes: people are able to register with Gillette and they will be sent a freepost envelope to fill and send back.

An option for shaving that creates no plastic waste is to switch to an old fashioned ‘safety razor’ that uses razor blades. These can be found online or in some drugstore / health and beauty focused shops. The only waste that a safety razor produces is the metal blade that can be easily recycled. We recommend that you are careful with how you recycle your blades as they are still very sharp, even when dull, so collecting them all up and recycling them at the Household Recycling Centres scrap metal banks would be the best option.

Page updated: 20/05/2022 Page updated by: Waste Management

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