Stretchy Plastic


~ All items should be clean and free of food
~ Tear off sticky labels where possible
~ As a general rule, if you can stretch the film then it can be recycled
~ Compostable and biodegradable bags are not designed to be recycled and if they enter the recycling system can potentially cause quality issues in the recycled material

Local Locations:

~ Waitrose, Ely
~ Sainsburys, Ely
~ Tesco's, Bar Hill, Cambridge

Whats accepted?

~ All plastic bags, except biodegradable or compostable bags
~ Bread bags
~ Breakfast cereal liners
~ Shrink wrap & ring joiners from multipacks of water, cans etc
~ Frozen food bags, e.g. bags for frozen vegetables, chips, etc
~ Dry cleaning bags/bags covering new clothing
~ Magazine and newspaper wrappers
~ Bags for loose fruit and vegetables
~ Bubble wrap
~ Low-density polyethylene (LDPE) - resin ID code 4

Learn more about Stretchy Plastic Recycling