Recycle at home = No
Soft plastics and flexible plastics like carrier bags, plastic bags and plastic wrapping cannot currently be recycled using your council’s collection service.
Recycle out of home = Yes
Many convenience stores and supermarkets now have recycling collection points for carrier bags, plastic bags and plastic wrapping. Use the postcode search tool on the Recycle Now website to find your nearest collection point.
- Buy fruit and vegetables loose – avoid any items that are heavily packaged
- Carry a reusable ‘bag for life’ with you so never get caught out
- Find and support you nearest refill shop – check out the South London Partnership Zero Waste Map