Good news: The Co-op and recycling plastic materials

Good news: The Co-op and recycling plastic materials

The good news is that the Co-op have greatly increased the range plastic materials you can now recycle at our local store. Stretton Climate Care urge all readers to take advantage of this improved facility rather than placing plastic in your black bin, the contents of which is incinerated. All Co-op own brand food packaging can be recycled. Limitations may apply to third party packaging.

Thin plastic lids of all types

Kitchen towel, toilet roll, nappy bag, cotton wool wrappers

Pouches – microwave rice, pre-cooked mussels, petfood, etc

Fruit & veg nets, bags and wrappers

Plastic sauce sachets


Ordinary carrier bags

Bread bags

Crisps, nuts, snacks bags

Bags from:

Cereal and porridge

Dried goods – dried fruit, pasta, rice, sugar, pulses, etc

Frozen foods and ice cubes

Wrappers & Film

Chocolate and sweets bags and wrappers

Biscuit wrappers

Cling film

Pizza wrapping film

Bread product wrappers:



Naan bread

Pitta bread

Garlic bread

Fresh pasta

Wrappers from:

Cheese, pastry, cakes, Yorkshire puddings, baby wipes, etc

Meat, poultry and joints

Tea and teabags, ground coffee, etc

Pies, pastries, sausage rolls,

Household textiles, scourers, rubber gloves, etc

Giftwrap, greetings cards, etc

Flower wrappers

Petfood wrappers


Compostable carrier bags

Compostable and biodegradable bags & wrappers

Plastic bottles

Plastic trays