Are recyclable disposable containers recycled or are they disposed in landfills?

Some are recycled, but most are sent to landfills. This is because used containers are nearly always contaminated with oil and grease from leftover food and drinks. With our busy lifestyles, and our consumption of convenience food and drink, we must all take responsibility for disposing of used packaging correctly. We encourage people to check their local council recycling guidelines, as not all recyclable plastics are recycled in local centres (contamination and costs can be barriers). Everyone must take ownership of waste disposal and we promote the correct recycling of used packaging were possible. It is important that we divert as many recyclable plastics away from landfills as we can. You can view and download the recycling information guide from the Emperor website.

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