Which foil or aluminium items can be recycled?
Foil food trays, barbeque trays and takeaway containers
Kitchen foil, aluminium pot lids and wrappers
Screw top lids from wine bottles
How to recycle foil
Wipe or dip foil trays in washing up water to remove any crumbs or food residue.
Scrunch kitchen foil, aluminium pot lids and wrappers together to form a ball - the bigger the better is easier to recycle.
Leave aluminium screw top lids on jars and wine bottles.
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How to check if your foil is recyclable
Do the scrunch test to check whether your shiny wrapper is aluminium foil or plastic film: scrunch the wrapper in your hand - if it remains scrunched in a ball it is recyclable foil.