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A to Z of recycling - E

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Find out how to reuse, recycle and dispose of many items in Preston by selecting the letter your item begins with.

Top tip: If you can't find your item try searching for the name of the material first. E.g. plastic tub, cardboard box etc.

Egg boxes (card)

Egg box

Reuse - use in craft/gardening projects
Recycle - put in your red lidded recycle bin 

Egg shells

Egg shells

Recycle - put in your home compost
Dispose -  put in your grey bin

Electrical goods (e.g. TV, radio, hair dryer, hair straighteners, laptop, PC)


Reuse - take to your local charity shop or give away through Freecycle or Freegle
Recycle - find a local drop off point through Terracycle
Recycle - take to your local household waste and recycling centre or drop off at your local electrical recycling point using Recycle Your Electricals - electrical recycling near me



Recycle - put in your red lidded recycling bin
Dispose - put in your grey bin

Envelopes (padded)

Padded envelope

Reuse - reuse again, but make sure to cover up the old address

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