Why recycle?

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 recycling is important and find out what else you could do.

A 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.