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Why recycle?

Recycle for Scotland

Recycling helps to conserve our natural resources, reduces the amount of waste sent to landfill (meaning less landfill tax for Scotland) and helps to keep valuable materials in the country – great for the Scottish economy. Discover why it’s important to keep on recycling and find out what else you could do.

Why recycle - father and daughter put milk bottle into recycling bin

What can you do?

  1. Check with your local council to find out what items they collect

  2. Check packaging symbols to see if it can be recycled

  3. Squash bottles to get the air out and pop the lids back