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End the cycle

Know the rules

Make sure you understand your local authority’s recycling system and what they will and won’t recycle. If you have separate recycling streams, make sure you clean items, remove any lids, then place each material in the correct bin. If you have single-stream recycling, make sure items are dry and intact to avoid contamination.

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