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A to Z of recycling - G

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Find out how to reduce, reuse and recycle particular 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.

Gas bottles/cylinders

Gas bottles

Recycle - take to your local household waste and recycling centre

Glass bottles/jars

Glass jar

Recycle - put in your yellow lidded recycle bin

Glasses (drinking)

Drinking glass

Reuse - give away through Freecycle or Freegle
Reuse - take to your local charity shop
Dispose - wrap up broken glass and place in your grey bin

Glasses (spectacles)

Pair of glasses

Reuse - take to your local charity shop
Recycle - ask local opticians whether they have a recycling scheme

Grass cuttings

Tuft of grass

Recycle - put in your brown (garden waste) recycling bin

Greeting cards (non - glitter)

Card and envelope

Recycle - put in your red lidded recycle bin

*Cards with glitter must be disposed of in your grey bin

Ground coffee

Ground coffee pile

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

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