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We are currently experiencing a technical issue affecting the outstanding balance shown for Council Tax and NNDR accounts online. We apologise for the inconvenience and are working to fix this issue as soon as possible.

A to Z of recycling - S

A | B | C | D | EF | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

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.

Sanitary products

Sanitary pad

Reduce - try different reusable options such as menstrual cups, period underwear and reusable menstrual pads
Dispose - put single use sanitary products in your grey bin

Shampoo bottle

Shampoo bottle

Recycle - put in your yellow lidded recycle bin


Converse trainer

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

Small branches


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



Recycle - take to your local household waste and recycling centre

Sweet and chocolate packets

Chocolate wrappers

Recycle - find a local drop off point through Terracycle

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