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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’