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Deck the halls - but don't forget to recycle 

Swindon Christmas waste collection times + recyling info
The Council are encouraging everyone to do their bit for the environment over the festive period, so here's a quick quide to what can be recycled - not forgetting the tree itself!     
And don't forget - 12th night this year is Saturday 06 January 2018, so make sure your tree and all the decorations are down by then.
What can be recycled
Christmas Tree Recycling
- large metal sweet tins
- christmas cards
- cardboard
- old clothes (please put them in a bag and place it in your recycling box)
- Christmas trees
- glass bottles and jars
- plastic Bottles
- large plastic sweet tubs
- the casing around the Christmas pudding
- the plastic tray that once held the turkey
- plastic wrapping from around gifts
- plastic fruit and vegetable containers
And what can't be recycled
Wrapping Paper
It could be the gift wrapping itself because it's made from plastic and metal interwoven. But to check, you need to do the SCRUNCH TEST:
crumple a piece in your hand and if it crumples itís foil, and can go into the box. If it expands again, it has plastic in it and has to go in your general waste.
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