Recycling clarified

For details of local recycling see the following websites

Click here for more information on plastic codes and what can be recycled.

What can I recycle? – this table lists materials recycled by East Hampshire District Council.

Items Yes please! No thanks
  • Newspapers
  • Magazines
  • Junk mail
  • Computer paper
  • Envelopes, including windowed envelopes
  • Catalogues and directories
  • Paper bags
  • Shredded paper
  • Gift wrap
  • Plastic coated (laminated) paper
  • Paper towels, tissues and napkins
  • Wall paper
  • Cereal packets
  • Food boxes
  • Greetings cards
  • Kitchen and toilet roll holders
  • Corrugated card
  • Any plastic or foam packaging left inside cardboard boxes. Please dispose of this in the green bin.
  • Pizza boxes, due to food debris
Plastic bottles
  • Food and drink bottles e.g. milk, cooking oil, squash and fizzy drinks
  • Detergent bottles e.g. washing up liquid, cleaning fluids, bleach and fabric softener
  • Toiletries e.g. shampoo, shower gel and liquid soap
  • Bottles containing liquid or bottles not empty
  • Bottle tops
  • Spray and pump dispensers
Tins and cans
  • Food tins including pet food tins
  • Drinks cans
  • Sweet and biscuit tins
  • Paint tins
  • Partially full food/pet food tins or dirty tins
  • Other metals or metal packaging
  • Food e.g. cream and oil
  • Deodorant
  • Hairspray
  • Lids
  • Full or partially full aerosols