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St John recycling facilities

Household recycling collection

Glass should be put it into a separate wheeled 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.

St John household recycling information 2021

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

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
Milk / juice cartons 
Plastic bottles Drink bottles
Detergent bottles
Cosmetic bottles 
Plastic pots, tubs and trays
Other plastic packaging

Recycling collection dates 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:

  • 7 and 8 January 2021
  • 4 and 5 February
  • 4 and 5 March
  • 1 and 2 April
  • 6 and 7 May
  • 3 and 4 June
  • 1 and 2 July
  • 5 and 6 August
  • 2 and 3 September
  • 7 and 8 October
  • 4 and 5 November
  • 2 and 3 December

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 pointType of
Items that can be taken there Items that can't be taken there 
St John's primary school
(no public access) 
BatteriesHousehold 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
Shoes (in pairs) 
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