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Animal bedding

Recycle at home

Recycle out of home

Yes, animal bedding can be recycled at some out of home recycling points - find out more below.

How to recycle pet bedding

  • Some local authorities may allow used hay, straw and sawdust bedding from 'vegetarian' animals such as rabbits or guinea pigs to be put in garden waste collections, or accept it with garden waste at Recycling Centres. Check with your local authority first.

How to recycle pet beds and blankets

  • Old pet blankets or beds made from fabric can be recycled with textiles at Recycling Centres.

  • Plastic animal beds should be recycled with plastics at a Recycling Centre - ask an operative to find out which container to put it in.

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