Waste streams and what to do with them

 Public areasFor your vendors
ReuseBrochures, leaflets and newspaperscloth bagsCardboard
RecycleSoft drink bottles, milk bottles, flexible squeeze bottles, rigid plastic cups, plastic cutlery, plastic plates glass bottles aluminium cansBottles and containers, milk, cream and detergent bottles, food and cleaning material bottles, flexible squeeze bottles, ice cream lids, ice cream, butter/margarine, yoghurt containers, some clear plastic cups tins, aerosol cans, glass bottles soft plastic (to be collected separately to any other recyclables
CompostCompostable plastic packaging, compostable plastic cups, plates, cutlery, etc compostable coffee cups, napkins, paper plates stirring sticks, wooden cutlery, timber, leftover food, compostable packagingCompostable plastic packaging, compostable plastic cups, plates, cutlery, etc food preparation waste, leftover food, compostable packaging, used cooking oil
Avoid/ disposeRegular disposable coffee cups, cigarette packetsplastic bags, stretchy plastic bags, polystyrene clamshells and cups, individual sauce containers, crisp packets/candy bar wrappers cigarette butts, disposable nappies, broken merchandisePlastic cutlery and plates, polystyrene packaging broken merchandise

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