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Shampoo/shower gel bottles

Shampoo/shower gel bottles can be recycled in your local kerbside recycling collection.

Empty & rinse items, replace tops and don’t squash the bottles…

• Liquids and residue can contaminate other materials which may mean they are not
recycled, and they can also damage the sorting equipment.
• If bottles contain liquid they might not be recycled as they go through the
automated sorting process (the extra weight stops the bottle being pushed into
the correct recycling stream).
• Squashed bottles won’t be recognised by the sorting equipment as bottles.

– Leave on labels: these will be removed in the recycling process.