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Enhanced Recycling Service for Lostwithiel

Tuesday 27th June 2017


Cornwall  Council have now extended their enhanced recycling scheme to include Lostwithiel.  Items which can and cannot be accepted are show in table below.

There will be a collection for the majority of Lostwithiel tomorrow (28th June) and then fortnightly.  You can find out more about the scheme,  confirm your house is included,  and check collection dates on the Cornwall Council website

Please remember to rinse and squash any dirty plastic pots, tubs and trays before recycling them.



Yes please

Plastic margarine tubs

Plastic ice cream tubs

Plastic yoghurt pots

Plastic biscuit and cake trays/box inserts

Plastic meat trays

Plastic fruit and vegetable trays

Plastic moulded fruit containers

Plastic fresh soup pots

Plastic sweet/biscuit boxes

Plastic cream pots and tubs

Plastic salad bowl/pot

Plastic premade sandwich packet

Plastic lids from containers and bottles (excluding film lids)


No thank you

Black plastic pots tubs and trays

Plastic film e.g. Cling film

Plastic oil or pesticide containers

Plastic bags e.g carrier bags, sandwich bags, freezer bags

Expanded polystyrene

Any plastic containers larger than three litres

Pet food pouches

Film lids from pots, tubs and trays

Crisp/sweet packets

Rigid plastics e.g. toys, furniture, ‘Tupperware’


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