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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.
Help your children learn to recycle
If you need a fun activity to help your child understand the basics of waste and recycling in Preston, you can download and print our recycling sorting game (PDF) [3MB] .
Different ways to recycle
Get an overview of what items you can and can't put in our recycling bins and other ways of recycling your items.
Remember - recyclables will need to be rinsed of any food and drink residue and must be placed loose into the bins.
For a useful reminder of what you can and can't put in our recycling bins why not print out our recycling bins information leaflet (PDF) [2MB] .
Red lidded recycling bin
Yellow lidded recycling bin
Brown (garden waste) bin
Household waste and recycling centres
Alternative recycling options