Veolia sheffield Collections From Your Home

Collections From Your Home

Take a look at what happens to your rubbish once it is collected from your home.

Paper and Card

Paper and card is sorted at our Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) and then taken to newsprint or board mills in the UK where it is made into new paper and card products.

 

Plastic Bottles

Plastic bottles are separated from the glass, tins and cans at HW Martins Material Recycling Facility in Alfreton.

The plastic bottles are taken to Lincolnshire and separated into different grades of plastic. PET is recycled in the UK.

 

Food and Drinks Cans

Food and drinks cans are separated from the glass and plastic bottles at HW Martins Material Recycling Facility in Alfreton.

The aluminium cans are recycled and used to make new products in the UK and Europe. 

The steel tins are recycled in UK and European steel mills.

 

Glass Bottles and Jars

Glass bottles and jars are separated from the tins, cans and plastic bottles at HW Martins Material Recycling Facility in Alfreton.

The glass is melted and used to make new bottles and jars in the UK and Europe.

 

Garden Waste

Garden waste is taken by Veolia to TW Composting in Chesterfield.

Take a look at what happens to your rubbish after it leaves our recycling sites.
Take a look at what happens to your rubbish after it leaves our Household Waste Recycling Centres.