Journey of Waste

When you want to help the environment by giving used plastic bottles, cans, tins and cardboard boxes another life, your first step is putting it in the recycling bin. 

But have you ever wondered what happens next to transform it into a new item?


Here’s how the recycling process works for one of the most commonly recycled plastics:

The milk bottle

Find out what can go into your kerbside recycling bin
Collection from your kerbside in Nottinghamshire is the responsibility of the local and District and Borough Councils, who deliver the waste to us as the waste contractor for Nottinghamshire County Council.
Where does your waste and recycling go? Find out more here!