Recycling in Southend

Unusual Suspects at Christmas

For those less obvious items that you might have over the festive period please check our handy table below for guidance:

Blue paper and card box Pink recycling sack Black sack Garden Waste HWRC
Christmas/greeting cards Disposable plastic cups Tinsel and old decorations Real Christmas trees please remove all decorations and pots or stands Christmas Lights – these can also be presented for collection at the kerbside in a plastic shopping carrier bag
Christmas crackers including paper hats and jokes (please remove snap and place in black sack) Disposable plastic cutlery Snap from crackers Real Christmas wreaths please remove all decorations Real Christmas trees
Paper gift tags Rinsed out cooking sauce jars Tea light foil bases Real Poinsettia plants Artificial Christmas trees
Flattened cardboard boxes Foil trays from ready meals Disposable paper plates   Plastic toys (hard plastics container)
  Sweet tins (empty) Bows and ribbons (please reuse where possible)    
    Fruit/nut nets    
    Drinking glasses    
    Pringles tubes    
    Serviettes and kitchen roll    
    Artificial Christmas trees    
    Roasting bags    
    Sweet wrappers    

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