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Why recycle?

May 3, 2019 10:32:42 AM / by Fatima Rama

Did you know that recycling can save energy, conserves natural resources and reduces the amount of waste going to landfill?

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Before you throw it away, can you reuse it? Not sure if it can be recycled? Check the list below and help the environment!

What can be recycled?

  • Aluminium cans
  • Aluminium foil (food scraped off)
  • Aluminium trays (food scraped off)
  • Cardboard boxes
  • Cardboard roll (e.g. paper towel or plastic film)
  • Detergent bottles
  • Glass & plastic bottles
  • Ice cream containers
  • Pizza boxes (cheese scraped off)
  • Plastic bottle tops and lids
  • Plastic cups
  • Plastic trays

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The recycle bin is not for:

  • Bubble wrap
  • Candy wrapping paper
  • Ceramic plates/bowls
  • Drinking glasses
  • Foam packaging
  • Soft plastic / Plastic bag
  • Paper plates
  • Tissues or Napkins
  • Batteries

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Fatima Rama

Written by Fatima Rama

Branding and Media Designer at Envirotech Education.