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Find out how to reduce, reuse and recycle particular items in Preston by selecting the letter your item begins with.

Top tip: If you can't find your item try searching for the name of the material first. E.g. plastic tub, cardboard box etc.

Face masks

Face mask

Recycle - find a local drop off point through Terracycle
Dispose - put in your grey bin
 

Fluorescent tubes

fluorescent lamp

Recycle - take to your local household waste and recycling centre


Flowers

Cut flowers

Recycle - put in your brown (garden waste) recycling bin or your home compost


Foil (clean)

Tin foil screwed up

Recycle - put in your yellow lidded recycle bin

 

Food cans/tins (rinsed)

Tuna tin

Recycle - put in your yellow lidded recycle bin


Food (leftovers)

Pizza leftovers

Reduce - get tips on how to reduce food waste
Recycle - put fruit and vegetable scraps in your home compost
Dispose - put in your grey bin

Fridge/freezer

Fridge freezer

Reuse - take to your local charity shop or give away through Freecycle or Freegle
Recycle- book a Bulky Household Waste Collection or take to your local household waste and recycling centre


Fruit (wind fallen)

Apple

Recycle - put in your brown (garden waste) recycling bin or your home compost


Fruit and veg peelings

Banana peel

Reduce - get tips on how to reduce food waste
Recycle - put in your home compost

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