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Plastic bags

How to dispose of plastic bags.

A plastic bag containing other plastic bags.

You can place these in your general household waste or take them to your local recycling centre (RC).

  • Put in your general waste bin

    Plastic bags can't be recycled in West Sussex, 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 plastic bags.

  • Further information

    Some supermarkets have collection points for plastic bags.

  • You could also...

    • use 'bags for life' or fabric reusable bags when you shop.
Last updated:
2 September 2021
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