Plastic Bottles, Pots, Tubs and Trays Recycling
The skips for plastic recycling can now accept plastic bottles, pots, tubs and trays at the following Household Waste Recycling Centres:
- Annan HWRC
- Beattock HWRC
- Castle Douglas HWRC
- Dalbeattie HWRC
- Lincluden HWRC
- Lochar Moss HWRC
- Newton Stewart HWRC
- Stranraer HWRC
What plastics can I recycle?
Examples of the types of plastics which can be recycled at these centres include:
- Plastic bottles and plastic tops such as drink, food, shampoo, conditioner, soap, detergent and sauce bottles.
- Plastic tubs such as ice cream tubs
- Plastic food trays such as fruit and veg trays and ready meal trays
- Plastic pots such as yoghurt pots
Ensure plastic items are clean. Empty liquids from plastic bottles; empty all food and clean pots, tubs and trays; and wash 'n' squash plastic bottles and replace plastic tops.
Not acceptable: We cannot accept plastic films or bags, food contaminated packaging, polystyrene, plant pots or garden seed trays