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Radiators

RECYCLE

Razors - disposable and other

RECYCLE

Yes disposable razors can be recycled.

RECYCLED
Where?

  • Any brand of disposable razors can be recycled through Gillette in partnership with TerraCycle. Follow this link for all the details.

Records

RE-USE RECYCLE

Records can be reused.

REUSE
There are many on-line platforms who specialize in buying and selling records. The following all buy records; 

There are also opportunities to sell old 78' records;

You can also re-purpose your vinyl records;

RECYCLED
If you are unable to sell or give away your records or reuse them in creative way there is no infrastructure for recycling vinyl records on a domestic scale so sadly they are currently destined for landfill.

There are companies throughout Europe who are part of the Recovinyl Network who will accept records for recycling on an industrial scale. 

Ring Carriers

Yes ring carriers can be recycled.

RECYCLED
Where?

  • The Green Centre at Brighton Open Market. More details here.

How?

  • All flexible plastic ring carriers used to hold cans.
  • See a visual here.

DID YOU KNOW?

  • The scheme is sponsered by Hi-Cone.
  • Plastic ring carriers are very harmful to wildlife. In 1987, the Associated Press reported that as many as one million seabirds and 100,000 marine mammals were killed every year by six-pack rings. Read more here.
  • Over 300,000,000 ring carriers have been collected and given new purpose over the last 25 years.

Rings

RE-USE RECYCLE

See Jewellery

Rubber Bands

RE-USE

Yes rubber bands can be re-used.

REUSE

  • The Green Centre at Brighton Open Market. More details here.
  • We accept all kinds of rubber bands but we do NOT accept broken rubber bands. They should be included in your general waste.
  • When we have collected a large quantity they are sorted in 2 categories;
     
    • Royal Mail rubber bands - these are sorted, broken ones removed and then returned to Hove Mail Sorting office for reuse.
    • Other rubber bands - these are sorted, broken ones removed and then given away on our Mini Freegle stall.

Rubbers

RE-USE

Rubble

RECYCLE

Yes rubble can be recycled.

RECYCLE
Where?

  • Please take them to the Brighton Household Waste & Recycling site on Wilson Avenue or the Hove Household Waste & Recycling site on the Old Shoreham Road. See here for exact locations and opening times.
  • For more details contact City Clean on 01273 292929

How?

  • There is a limit of six small builder’s bags for each household each month.

Rulers

RE-USE