What numbers can be recycled Wellington?

What numbers can be recycled Wellington?

Due to a changing global market and a glut in low quality plastics, Wellington City Council will only accept plastics numbered 1, 2 and 5 in kerbside recycling, Public Place Recycling bins, and at the Recycle Centre from Monday 20 July.

What plastic can be recycled Wellington?

You can recycle unsquashed rigid plastics with the recycling symbol and numbers 1, 2 or 5. This includes most plastic drink bottles, food containers and cleaning product containers. Note: Polystyrene, soft plastic and Tetra Pak cannot be recycled in kerbside recycling.

Which Colour bin is the recycle bin?

Each household has 3 bins: your blue bin is for recyclable waste. your brown bin is for garden waste and food waste. your green or grey bin is for non-recyclable waste.

What recycle numbers are recyclable in NZ?

Only plastics numbered 1-2 are accepted for recycling. TetraPaks, polystyrene and meat trays are not accepted. Plastic bags are not accepted. Plastics 1 to 7 are accepted (excluding polystyrene and meat trays).

Which plastic numbers can be recycled?

Which Plastics Are Recyclable By Number?

  • #1: PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate)
  • #2: HDPE (High-Density Polyethylene)
  • #3: PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride)
  • #4: LDPE (Low-Density Polyethylene)
  • #5: PP (Polypropylene)
  • #6: PS (Polystyrene)
  • #7: Polycarbonate, BPA, and Other Plastics.

What do the different Coloured recycling bins mean?

The most common recycling color that you’ll likely see out and about is blue, and this is for paper. Green recycling bins are meant for plastic bottles or cans. These generally go in a catch-all orange bin, to make sure they stay separate but get recycled.

What does the recycle symbol 3 V mean?

2 = HDPE, High-Density Polyethylene, and is also widely recycled. 3 = PVC, Polyvinyl Chloride, and is capable of being recycled but harder to do so, so check with your local authority. If you see this symbol on the back of a product, it means it’s widely recycled (by 75% or more of local authorities across the UK).

Can Plastic No 5 be recycled?

5 – PP (Polypropylene) – Recyclable plastic (check Local Authority) PP can be recycled. However, you will need to check with your Local Authority to ensure it is recycled in your area.

What can I recycle at wellwellington?

Wellington encourages all residents to “Recycle Right Every Day.” Recycling benefits everyone. For a more detailed description of the materials you can recycle, including electronic and household hazard waste visit Solid Waste Authority’s Recycling Information page. Small containers are provided for curbside collection.

What time will my rubbish and recycling be collected?

Collections now start at 7am, so your rubbish and recycling may be picked up earlier than usual. Please put your rubbish and recycling out before 7am on the day of collection, or after 7pm the night before.

What do I do if my rubbish is not being collected?

If your rubbish or recycling has not been collected on your street on your normal collection day, please leave it out and it will be picked up the next day. If it’s just your collection that has been missed, please call 04 499 4444.

How do I dispose of my rubbish and recycling?

Make sure all rubbish or recycling is placed inside the correct container Make sure the lid is closed on your black wheelie bin If you have forgotten to put your recycling or bin out for collection, put them out on your next collection date

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