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What happens to my dry recyclable waste?

When your collector empties your mixed dry recycling bin into the bin truck this is taken to an authorised treatment facility for processing, such as sorting and compacting (baling). Most packaging waste is now considered a resource. This type of waste can be processed at a materials recovery facility to separate it into single waste streams. It is usually compacted into bales prior to transfer for recycling / recovery.