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Find out how to recycle, reduce, re-use and dispose of many items in Suffolk.

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Remember that your item might have more than one name or may be listed under the name of the material it is made of.

 

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Disposal

Ragwort is a toxic plant. You must protect your hands, keep arms and legs covered, wear sturdy footwear and a face mask when handling this plant.

Ragwort is able to able to seed even after being pulled, dug or cut up and should only be transported in sealed bags or enclosed containers.

Find more detailed information on ragwort and disposal options or contact your local district or borough council for advice.

Re-use

Charity shops may accept records or there may be some resale value with them. Find your nearest charity shop.

Recycle

You can recycle paper and cardboard record sleeves:

Kerbside recycling bin in your kerbside recycling bin

Household Waste Recycling Centreat any Suffolk Recycling Centre

Disposal

You cannot recycle records that are not suitable for re-use.

Put broken records:

Kerbside rubbish binin your kerbside rubbish bin

 Non-recyclable container at a Household Waste Recycling Centrein the non-recyclable container at any Suffolk Recycling Centre

Recycle

Ring binders can be placed in the metal container at any Suffolk Recycling Centre

Recycle

Plastic roll on deodorant bottles when empty and only if both the bottle and ball are made out of plastic. You can recycle it:

Kerbside recycling binin your kerbside recycling bin

Household Waste Recycling Centreat any Suffolk Recycling Centre

Disposal

If the empty deodorant bottle is made of mixed materials (plastic and glass) or completely of glass it is not recyclable. If you can separate the glass and plastic, you can recycle the plastic element as stated above.

Put these empty mixed or completely glass deodorant bottles:

Kerbside rubbish binin your kerbside rubbish bin

 Non-recyclable container at a Household Waste Recycling Centrein the non-recyclable container at any Suffolk Recycling Centre