Festive recycling advice to keep costs downÂ

PEOPLE have been urged to keep their waste to a minimum this festive period to keep down refuse costs for the county council.

Sunday, 23rd December 2018, 2:16 pm
Updated Thursday, 10th January 2019, 10:46 am

The plea comes as Hampshire County Council delivers a message on typically festive items which can and cannot be recycled.

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Metal biscuit and sweet tins, cardboard delivery boxes, cards and envelopes can all be recycled in residents' kerbside collection.  But  wrapping paper, which contains foil, and moulded plastic packaging such as toy packaging cannot.

 Real Christmas trees can be recycled and composted if taken to the nearest household waste recycling centre '“ which is open seven days a week, except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.