Dry Mixed Recyclables
The materials that can be included include office paper, newspapers, magazines, junk mail, envelopes, cardboard, aluminium or steel cans, plastic bottles and plastic trays. In some cases we also collect glass within the mixed recycling stream.
We collect dry mixed recyclables in bags, compacted bales, wheeled bins and compactor skips.
All mixed material collected is taken to a materials recovery facility where individual materials are extracted by a mixture of mechanical and manual systems. Once segregated, individual materials are bulked up and sent to the appropriate reprocessors. If material is deemed not appropriate for recycling it will be sent to an energy recovery facility.