Waste & Recycling A to Z - Items that begin with M

A waste and recycling A-Z which explains which items can go in your green and blue bins.

To reveal the items, simply select a letter they begin with.

Magazines

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How To Dispose: In your blue bin.

Details and restrictions: Please remember not to put your paper inside plastic carrier bags before you place into your recycling bin as plastic bags contaminate the recycling process.

Margarine Tubs

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How To Dispose: In your blue bin.

Details and restrictions: Containers should be free from food waste before recycling.

Medicines

How To Dispose: Clean empty glass medicine bottles can be placed in the local glass recycling banks.

Details and restrictions: Any unused medicines should be returned to your local chemist or pharmacy. Do not pass them onto other people.

Milk Bottles - Plastic

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How To Dispose: In your blue bin or at local Recycle Points such as those at supermarkets, car parks.

Details and restrictions: None

Milk Bottles - Glass

How To Dispose: Glass milk bottles should be returned to your Milkman.

Details and restrictions: None

Milk Cartons - Cardboard

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How To Dispose: Cardboard milk cartons can be taken to either the bring sites at New Street Car Park, Retford; Prospect Precinct, Worksop or Scrooby Road, Harworth. Alternatively These items can also be placed in your green bin.

Details and restrictions: None

Metals

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How To Dispose: Scrap metal can be recycled at the Retford or Worksop Household Waste Recycling Centre or via a scrap metal dealer.

Details and restrictions: None

Mobile Phones

Recycle centre sign post

How To Dispose: The shop supplying your phone may take the old one back or provide advice as to where you can take it for free disposal. Alternatively you can take most unwanted electrical items from your home to the Retford or Worksop Household Waste Recycling Centre.

Details and restrictions: None

Monitors - (Computer)

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How To Dispose: The shop supplying this item should take the old one away or provide advice as to where you can take it for free disposal. Alternatively you can take most unwanted electrical items to the Retford or Worksop Household Waste recycling Centre.

Details and restrictions: None