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St John recycling facilities

Household recycling collection

Glass should be put it into a separate glass bin and left outside your house for collection every month at the same time as paper, cans and plastic bottles. There are no additional recycling points for glass in St John.

St John runs a household recycling collection scheme which collects the following materials on a monthly basis.

Type of
recyclable
material 
Items that can be included  Items that can't be included 
Metal packaging Aerosol cans (lids removed)
Aluminium drink cans
Steel food tins
Foil / foil trays
Metal lids 
 
Paper and cardboard (mixed)

Newspapers
Magazines
Catalogues
Envelopes
Sheet paper
Greeting cards (not musical)
Wrapping paper (sticky tape removed)

Card food packaging and boxes
Larger cardboard boxes, cut into pieces 

Telephone directories
Plastic wrapping
Cardboard
Milk / juice cartons 
Plastic bottles  Drink bottles
Detergent bottles
Cosmetic bottles 
Plastic bottle tops
Plastic pots, tubs and trays
Other plastic packaging 

 

Download recycling collection information leaflet 2018 (size 122kb)

Recycling collection dates 2018 for paper and cardboard, metal packaging, plastic bottles and glass

Your recycling will be collected on the same day as your existing glass collections. Collections will be on one of the following dates:

Month Dates
January 4 and 5
February 1 and 2
March 1 and 2
April 5 and 6
May 3 and 4
June 7 and 8
July 5 and 6
August 2 and 3
September 6 and 7
October 4 and 5
November 1 and 2
December 6 and 7

Other recycling points in St John

All items which are delivered to the recycling points should be:

  • clean (cans, plastic bottles, textiles)
  • empty (cans, plastic bottles)

Do not leave items that do we not collect for recycling at the bring banks such as glass and cardboard.

Location of recycling point Type of
recyclable
material 
Items that can be taken there  Items that can't be taken there 
St John's primary school
(no public access) 
Batteries Household batteries (ie AA and AAA)
Watch/button cells
Mobile phone batteries
 Car batteries
Cans  Aluminium drinks cans  Aerosol cans 
Steel food tins
Foil / foil trays
Metal lids 
St John's primary school (opposite the car park)  Textiles  Clothes
Towels
Bedding
Shoes (in pairs) 
 
Village shopping precinct  Metal packaging Aerosol cans (lids removed)
Aluminium drinks cans
Steel food tins
Foil / foil trays
Metal lids 
 
Paper  Newspapers
Magazines
Catalogues
Envelopes
Sheet paper
Greeting cards (not musical)
Wrapping paper (sticky tape removed) 
Telephone directories
Plastic wrapping
Cardboard
Milk / juice cartons 
Plastic bottles  Drink bottles
Detergent bottles
Cosmetic bottles 
Plastic bottle tops
Plastic pots, tubs and trays
Other plastic packaging 
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