You can dispose of these items in your home bins or at your local recycling centre (RC).
Put in your recycling bin
- Cardboard egg boxes
- Plastic egg boxes
Put in your general waste bin
- Polystyrene egg boxes
Which RC container
- For recyclable egg boxes, use the mixed recycling container.
- For non-recyclable egg boxes, use the general waste container.
Which RC accept this waste
All our recycling centres accept egg boxes.
Some independent retailers take their boxes back for re-use.
You could also...
- try not to buy eggs in polystyrene boxes that aren't recyclable.
- use cardboard egg boxes as containers for growing plant seeds.