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What can you actually recycle

Let's start with those 4 groups

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 White office paper

Magazines and books (as long as nothing is laminated)


    Cardboard (boxes and cereal boxes).


    Beverage bottles

    Food jars such as pasta sauce, jam and mayonnaise bottles

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    Cans (for example: Cooldrinks and beers)

    Food tins

    Metal lids of glass jars

    Aluminum cans

    Foil and foil packaging

    Paint, oil and aerosol cans


Most of the plastic packaging we use on a daily basis is recyclable. 

A few examples:  

  • Milk, juice and water bottles

  • Cleaning liquid bottles

All recyclable plastic items are indicated with the triangular recycling logo 

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What should you NOT recycle


Non Recyclables


    Drinking glasses

    Laminated or waxy paper

    Punch confetti

    Carbon paper


    Batteries and light bulbs - should be dropped-off at  for example; Pick n Pays or Woolworths stores where they will be disposed of safely as toxins can leach into the ground and ground water.

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