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A to Z of recycling - L

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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.

Large household items (fridge, freezer, sofa, oven, rug etc)

Grey sofa

Reuse - give away through Freecycle or Freegle or take to your local charity shop
Recycle - request a bulky waste collection or take to your local household waste and recycling centre



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

Left over food

Pizza leftovers

Reduce - get tips on how to reduce food waste
Recycle - check whether some items can be home composted
Dispose - put in your grey bin


Junk mail

Recycle - put in your red lidded recycle bin

Light bulbs 



Dispose - wrap up and put in your grey bin

LED/energy efficient

Recycle - take to your local household waste and recycling centre or drop off at your local electrical recycling point (visit Electrical recycling - electrical recycling near me)

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