Introducing film recycling to stores

Introducing film recycling to stores

Customers can dispose of hard to recycle plastics at special collection points in Central England Co-op stores

Central England Co-op customers can now go even further in their efforts to help protect the environment thanks to a newly launched plastic recycling scheme.

Nearly all of the retailer’s 240 plus stores based across 16 counties now have a specially created collection point that will allow people to recycle film and soft plastics, items that are currently not collected by all council services.

Below is a full list of what can now be recycled in Central England Co-op stores:

•Bread bags

•Produce bags

•Ordinary carrier bags

•Wrappers around kitchen towel and toilet roll

•Bags that nappies come in

•Bags from cotton wool

•Cereal box liners

•Bags from frozen foods

•Bags from ice cubes

•Lids on, yogurts, cream, desserts

•Lids from packs of meat, ready meals

•Lidding film from cheese packs

•Wrapping around chicken

•Fruit and veg flow wrap

•Chocolate wrappers

•Croissant, pancake, crumpet, etc wrappers

•Biscuit wrappers

•Wrappers from cakes, Yorkshire puddings

•Flower wrappers

•Bags from dried fruit, sugar, pulses, rice and pasta

•Protective wrappers from gift wrap, bags from gift tags

•Pastry packaging

•Bags from household textiles and similar –all-purpose cloths,dusters, dishcloths, rubber gloves,scourers

•Wrappers from pet food

•Wrappers from pies, pasties and sausage rolls

•Bagged sweets

•Pizza wrappers

•Bags from porridge, muesli pouches

•Packaging from baby wipes and similar