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What can I recycle?

Repak is here to guide you on what packaging waste you can and can’t recycle. You can also join Team Green today and play your part in recycling better, with regular updates and tips!

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What goes in the recycling bin?

  • paper & cardboard
  • rigid plastic
  • tins, cans & foil
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    What does NOT go in the recycling bin?

    Please don’t put the wrong items in your recycling bin, as these will contaminate all your clean recyclables. Here you can learn about all the items that should never go in your recycling bin, find out what bin you should use, and learn what items need to be disposed of at a recycling centre (civic amenity site).

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    How can I recycle better?

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    Where can I dispose of waste that doesn’t go in my household bins?

    If you need to dispose of waste that does not go in your household bins, such as glass, large packaging or electrical items, you can visit your local bottle bank, recycling centre (civic amenity site) or WEEE drop off point. Find your nearest recycling facilities on the MyWaste.ie Waste Services Locator.

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    Recycling Symbols

    Confused by recycling symbols? See our simple guide to all the symbols you may see on packaging in Ireland.

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    Recycling Tips and FAQs

    Confused or have a question? Repak has your answer and much more! Check out some of our top recycling tips and FAQs.

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