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Tewkesbury Borough

Plastic bottles, pots, tubs & trays 

Where it is taken?

Plastics are collected from the kerbside mixed with other recycling. It is taken to a materials recovery facility (MRF) in the UK where it is sorted into individual waste streams before being transported for recycling.

Find out more about Materials Recovery Facilities here.

What happens to it?

Once separated out at the MRF, the plastic is sent for grading and recycling at the following places:

Plastic bottles

  • Clean Tech Europe, France
  • CJM, UK

Mixed plastics

  • Veolia, UK

End market

Bottles

  • UK and Beaune, France

Mixed plastics

  • UK

End products

Reprocessed into more recycled plastic products.

Page updated: 09/02/2022 Page updated by: Gloucestershire County Council

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