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Plastic packaging

Should contain

  • Plastic packaging
  • Nylon packing straps
  • Cellophane

Should not contain

  • Other waste materials

Description

Plastic packaging material that cannot be recycled. E.g. plastic containers, straps, crisps bags, cellophane for wrapping flowers.

Collection

Controlled visually by driver and upon arrival at waste reception facility. The plastic goes to the local waste-to-energy plant for energy extraction.

Processing

Delivered to an approved waste reception facility for processing and/or destruction.

Recycling

The plastic is sent to energy recovery.

Non-compliance

A sorting fee may be charged if the item is not sorted into a homogeneous fraction. For example, non-packaging plastic (plastic toys, furniture).

Referral regulations

Waste Regulation

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