You can only recycle plastic bottles. You cannot recycle plastic:
- film (cling film)
You should put these with your general waste.
Where you can dispose of plastic food packaging
How you can reuse plastic food packaging
Buy unpackaged fruits and vegetables to reduce the amount of plastic waste.
Good to know
- plastic pots, tubs and trays cannot be recyled because they are made of low-grade mixed plastics. We would need to send these to China to be recycled and we do not think this is a viable solution for Jersey
- some goods are packaged in compostable packaging that can be added to your home composting system