Materials are taken to the recycling facility at Amey Waterbeach where they are mechanically separated before being sent to different locations for recycling.
|Material||Where is it processed||Examples of some of the new products|
|Glass||Yorkshire||Turned back into bottles and jars|
|Cardboard||South Wales||Cereal packets|
|Cartons||Halifax||Paper products, furniture|
|Plastics (mixed)||Northants||Turned into pellets and sold to industry|
|Paper||Kent & West Midlands||Newspaper|
|Aluminium Cans||Redditch||Aluminium cans|
|Steel Cans||Pontypool||New steel products|
Garden and Food Waste
Garden and food waste are taken to the composting plant at Amey Waterbeach to be made into soil improver. This is available free of charge from the site.