What materials can the MRF sort?

Including – Steel cans, aluminium cans, loose steel lids from bottles and jars. These should be rinsed out but not crushed.


Including – Cardboard boxes, cardboard food packaging, carboard egg cartons, toilet/kitchen rolls and greetings cards.


Including – all types and colours except drinking glasses, Pyrex and window glass. Lids from jars and bottles can be kept on. Glass should not be smashed or broken.


Including – Newspapers, magazines, junk mail, office paper, envelopes, paper bags, wrapping paper (Sellotape and other sticky tape should be removed), catalogues, telephone directories and Yellow Pages.



Including – Plastic drinks bottles such as juice, water, milk and cordials. Shampoo bottles and household cleaner bottles such as fabric softener, washing liquid etc. Bottles should be emptied and rinsed but not flattened.