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Recycling: foil

You can recycle foil

Types of foil you can recycle

Yes please

  • ​bottle tops
  • food and drinks cans
  • clean aluminium foil
  • clean foil trays and packaging

No thanks

  • ​crisp packets
  • dirty foil packaging

How you can recycle foil

​Rince and clean your aluminium cans and foil packaging and recycle it in the metal recycling.

Where you can dispose of foil

How you can reduce or reuse foil

​Aluminium foil can be washed and reused many times, including pie plates and other baking or takeaway containers.


Good to know

​Do the scrunch test to check whether your shiny wrapper is aluminium foil or plastic film. If it springs back open it is not aluminium.

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