What to do with
Want to recycle cardboard?
Cardboard is widely recycled in household collection schemes and at recycling points. To find your nearest recycling facilities for cardboard use our handy Recycling Locator tool.
How to recycle card and cardboard
The main types of cardboard we find at home are corrugated cardboard (i.e. packing boxes) and the types used for food and drink packaging. Both types are recyclable but councils sometimes collect them separately.
|Yes please||No thanks|
|Cardboard boxes (e.g. cereal boxes, dishwasher tablet boxes)||Card that contains foodstuffs, dirt or paint|
|Corrugated cardboard||Glitter covered greetings cards|
|Online delivery boxes and cardboard envelopes (remove all plastic inserts and polystyrene as well as packing tape)||Food and drink cartons|
|Greetings cards (tear off any glitter, badges and batteries)|
Egg boxes and rolls from kitchen towel and toilet rolls can be home composted.
Did you know?
Find out what you can recycle at home