You can place candle jars and diffusers in your general household waste or take it to your local recycling centre (RC).
Put in your general waste bin
Candle jars, diffusers and plastic air fresheners can't be recycled, so please place them in your general waste bin.
Which RC container
Use the general household waste container.
Which RC accepts this waste
All our recycling centres accept candle jars and diffusers.
Ensure candle wax is cold and solid before disposal.
Diffuser bottles that still contain some oil should also be put in the general waste bin.
You could also...
- Carefully pour boiling water into the candle jar and wait for the wax to detach. Once cool put the remaining wax in the general waste bin and reuse the jar for storing items.