Please remember to pre-book your visit to our Household Recycling Centres

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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What happens to my recycled plastic?

There are a wide range of products made from recycled plastic including:

  • Refuse sacks and carrier bags
  • Underground drainage systems for homes and national infrastructure
  • Flowerpots, seed trays, watering cans and water butts
  • Wheel arch liners and bumpers on cars
  • Damp proof membranes, guttering and window profiles used in construction
  • Reusable crates and pallets
  • Wheel bins and food caddies
  • Composters and wormeries
  • Drinks bottles and food trays
  • Polyester fabric for clothing

Why not check the label of the item you are buying to see if it is made from a recycled plastic?

If you'd like to find out more about what happens to the plastic you recycle from your kerbside, click on the link below. 

What happens to your recycling? - Gloucestershire Recycles

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