Did You Know?

Did You Know?

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Steel Cans

All steel cans collected via your recycling service are taken to a sorting facility along with all other recyclable product. An electronic magnet extracts the cans from the stream and deposits it into a compactor; it is then squashed into blocks and transported to a steel works for reuse.

Steel Cans

Plastic Bottles

By recycling this product our residents have helped to conserve approximately 2.36 million trees, reduced carbon gas equal to taking over 17,500 cars off our roads permanently as well as saving enough power to supply over 150,000 homes.

Plastic Bottles

Glass Jars or Bottles

Did you know that every tonne of recycled glass remanufactured saves 1.1 tonnes of natural resources?

Glass Jars or Bottles

Aluminum Cans

Did you know that not only does recycling cans and pie trays save natural resources it also reduces energy? The energy needed to make just 1 aluminium can from natural resources is the same as that used to make 20 cans from recycled cans.

Aluminium Cans

Newspapers

Today you can place all of your paper and cardboard packaging, magazines and newspapers in your recycling bin. This includes all milk and juice cartons known as liquid paperboard.

Newspapers