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Recycling at Heriot-Watt University

By HWResLife 14 Oct 2020

Confused about recycling? Here are some tips to help you ...

Do Recycle:

•Paper and unwanted mail

•Clean cardboard and clean drinks cartons(Small amounts of cardboard can be placed in the food bin (if available) too)

•Clean plastic bottles, tub trays etc.

•Clean cans, tinfoil and empty aerosols

Don’t Recycle:

•Plastic bags, wrappers, crisppackets, clingfilm

•Paper towels

•Plastic plant pots and toys

•Glass (This is recycled separately)

•Food contaminated cardboard / paper

If you’re unsure here’s a link to Edinburgh Council’s guide to recycling: Click Here

You can even download our Recycling poster which has all the guidance in detail , and print it if needed.

Remember the 5 R's:

Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Repurpose, Recycle

Recycling_Poster.pdf (127KB)

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