By Skaur 16 Jan 2017



It’s really important that you recycle as much as possible in halls to minimise the amount of materials that go into landfill. Your halls of residence have recycling bins in each of the kitchen areas, which are emptied weekly. Check out the list below to see what can/can’t be recycled in your kitchen recycling bins and visit here for a really detailed breakdown of how to recycle different items & where bins are located.

What can be recycled

  • Paper
  • Cardboard
  • Mixed Glass
  • Plastics
  • Cans

What can't be recycled

  • Batteries
  • CDs, DVDs, etc
  • Crisp packets, coffee cups, snack packets
  • Electrical equipment including chargers
  • Folders (e.g. lever-arch folders)
  • Food waste – should go in the food waste bin
  • Hard plastic (e.g. CD/DVD cases)
  • Tetrapak cartons
  • Tissues

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