Recycling from home

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2. What can I recycle elsewhere in the city?

The following can be taken to recycling banks around Exeter:

  • Glass
  • Drinks cartons
  • Clothes and shoes

The following can go to the one of the recycling centres:

  • Plastic toys (or take them to a charity shop)
  • Polystyrene
  • Paint pots
  • Electrical items – small and large
  • Bottles that have contained chemicals (like antifreeze)

Other items:

  • Coffee pods can be returned to the supplier empty.
  • Coffee pouches, crisp packets, medicine blister packs and pet food pouches are mixed materials and can’t really be recycled.