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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).

Takeaway containers (foil)

Tin foil tray

Recycle - put in your yellow lidded recycle bin

Television

Television

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

Textiles

Pieces of coloured textiles

Reuse - take to your local charity shop
Recycle - take to your local household recycling centre

Tin foil (aluminium)

Tin foil tray

Recycle - put in your yellow lidded recycle bin

Tins/cans (food/drinks)

Tuna tin

Recycle - put in your yellow lidded recycle bin

Tissues

Box of tissues

Reduce - use reusable alternatives such as fabric handkerchiefs 
Dispose - put in your grey bin

Toilet/kitchen roll tubes

Toilet roll tube

Recycle - put in your red lidded recycle bin

Toothbrushes

Toothbrush

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

Toothpaste

Empty toothpaste

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

Towels

Pile of towels

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

Toys

Teddy bear

Reuse - give away through Freecycle or Freegle or take to your local charity shop
Recycle - take to your local household waste and recycling centre or find a local drop off point through Terracycle

Train card

Train card

Dispose -  put in your grey bin

Tubs (e.g. margarine, ice cream)

Margarine tub

Recycle - put in your yellow lidded recycle bin

Twigs

Twig pile

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

Tyres

Tyre

Recycle - take to your local household waste and recycling centre

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