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Plastic Pick-Up

We want to provide easy ways for you to help the planet. That’s why we’ve introduced our game-changing Plastic Pick-Up scheme, collecting hard-to-recycle plastics from your homes. It’s a part of our Packaging Promise – our commitment to help you slim your bin.

How it works

UNWRAP IT

Separate any plastic bags and wrapping from your items. These can be from any retailer.

RINSE IT

Rinse them to remove any food residue, then dry them off to help prepare them for recycling.

BAG IT

Put the rinsed, dry packaging into your Abel & Cole Plastic Pick-Up bag and seal it.

When your bag is full and sealed up, put it out with your boxes for your driver to collect. We’ll leave you a new bag in its place, ready to refill.

What to put in your bag

Put these items in your Plastic Pick-Up bag: Thin plastic lids, clear pouches and sachets, bubble wrap, plastic carrier bags. Bags from: Fruit and veg (non-compostable only), bread, cereal and porridge, dried goods (fruit pasta, rice, sugar), frozen foods and ice cubes. Wrappers from: Kitchen towel, toilet paper and cotton wool, cheese and pastries, baby wipes, meat,  poutlry and fish, household items and electronics, gift wrapping and cards.
Put these items in your Plastic Pick-Up bag: Thin plastic lids, clear pouches and sachets, bubble wrap, plastic carrier bags. Bags from: Fruit and veg (non-compostable only), bread, cereal and porridge, dried goods (fruit pasta, rice, sugar), frozen foods and ice cubes. Wrappers from: Kitchen towel, toilet paper and cotton wool, cheese and pastries, baby wipes, meat,  poutlry and fish, household items and electronics, gift wrapping and cards. Put these items in either your recycling or household waste bin: Compostable and biodegradable bags or wrappers, plastic films with foiled layers, e.g. crisp packets, coffee pouches, chocolate wrappers, plastic bottles, plastic trays and containers, tubs, pots, tins, cans glass. Put these items in your returnable boxes: box string, Woolcool insulation, ice packs, fruit and veg punnets.