Journey of Recyclables

Journey of a Steel Can

Journey of a Plastic Milk Bottle

Journey of an Aluminium Aerosol Can

Journey of a Cardboard Box

Journey of a Plastic Shampoo Bottle

Here’s how the recycling process works for some of the most commonly recycled materials:

When you want to help the environment by giving used plastic bottles, cans, tins and cardboard boxes another life, your first step is putting it in the recycling bin. 

But have you ever wondered what happens next to transform it into a new item?


Find out what can go into your kerbside recycling bin
Collection from your kerbside in Nottinghamshire is the responsibility of the local and District and Borough Councils, who deliver the waste to us as the waste contractor for Nottinghamshire County Council.
Where does your waste and recycling go? Find out more here!