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This recycling symbol indicates that a glass product can be recycled if placed into a glass recycling bottle bank, once it has been washed.
The Green Dot
This is a European trademark that producers and suppliers include on their packaging advising consumers that they have contributed financially to the recycling of the products packaging. It does not mean that all packaging supplied is recyclable.
This recycling symbol indicates that aluminium packaging can be recycled.
This recycling symbol indicates that steel can be recycled.
This recycling symbol indicates that paper packaging can be recycled.
This recycling symbol indicates that the products packaging can be recycled. It does not automatically mean it is accepted in all recycling collection systems. Sometimes this is used with a x% figure in the middle which is used to denote that the packaging contains x% of recyclable material.
This symbol indicates that wood packaging has been sustainably sourced and may come from recycled wood.
Dispose of this carefully and thoughtfully. Do not litter
The symbol above may contain a number which can be used to identify different types of plastic. Most plastic recycling facilities in Ireland will accept PET bottles (soft drinks bottles – denoted by the number 1 within the triangle), HDPE bottles (detergent, shampoo and shower gel bottles – denoted by the number 2 within the triangle) and plastic containers (yoghurt pots, rigid food containers, margarine tubs – denoted by the number 5 within the triangle). Please check with your local recycling centre or waste contractor to see what types of plastic they accept for recycling.
Non Household Waste
The crossed-out wheeled bin symbol indicates that the item should be disposed of separately from household waste. The item should be handed in for recycling in accordance with local environmental regulations for waste disposal. By separating a marked item from household waste, you will help reduce the volume of waste sent to incinerators or land-fill and minimise any potential negative impact on human health or the environment.
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