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Plant pots

How to dispose of plant pots and containers.

Two images of plastic plant pots

Do not dispose of these at home. Plastic plant pots are accepted at most of our recycling centres (RC) as part of the hard plastics recycling trial. For ceramic pots see ceramics.

  • Which RC container

    • For plastic pots, use the hard plastics container.
    • For ceramic pots, use the ceramics container where available.
  • Which RC accept this waste

    All our recycling centres accept hard plastics except Midhurst.

  • Further information

    Ensure that pots are free from soil before recycling.

    If you require further assistance, ask a staff member at the RC or contact Waste Management Services on 01243 642106.

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