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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.

Makeup bottles

Empty make up bottle

Recycle - put in your yellow lidded recycle bin
Recycle - take part in the Recycle at Boots Scheme by visiting Boots - recycling at Boots

Magazines

Magazine

Recycle - put in your red lidded recycle bin

Margarine tub

Margarine tub

Recycle - put in your yellow lidded recycling bin

 

Mattress

Mattress

Reuse - give away through Freecycle or Freegle
Recycle - take to your local charity shop or request a bulky waste collection

Medicine bottles

Medicine bottle

Recycle - put in your yellow lidded recycle bin

Medicine packet (blister packet)

Empty medicine blister pack

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

Medicine and tablets (leftover)

Tablets in packet

Dispose - take to your local pharmacy, do not put them in your grey bin

Microwave meal trays

Meal tray

Recycle - put in your yellow lidded recycle bin

Mirror

Mirror

Reuse - give away through Freecycle or Freegle
Reuse - take to your local charity shop
Recycle - take to your local household waste and recycling centre

Mobile phones

Mobile phone

Reuse - take to your local charity shop
Recycle - take to your local household waste and recycling centre or drop off at your local electrical recycling point (Electrical recycling - electrical recycling near me)

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