Waste and Recycling

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A working group has been set up to look at how Warminster and its residents can improve on waste and recycling. We have collated the following information which we hope you will find useful but please do let us know if you can add to it. The subject is vast – this is just the beginning!

Cheddar Cheese wrappers with the Terracycle symbol. Drop off at The Rectory, Chapel Lane, SHREWTON.

Empty Medication Foil Blister Packs. Drop off at the WAG House, Chinns Court. Wednesdays and Fridays 10am – 3pm.

Carrier bags and small plastic bags which can be recycled at larger stores. WAITROSE.

Collection bins available in WH Smith, Morrisons, Waitrose and Poundland

Health, wellbeing and beauty packaging. Boots Scan2Recycle Scheme. Access website. Scan empty product package to phone. Take to store. Take picture of empty product, scan deposit box in store. Collect BOOTS rewards. Empties sent to Re-Worked where they are reformed into new products/packaging. Visit website for more details https://boots.scan2recycle.com/

Crisp packets. Make sure they are completely empty. No need to wash. Pack them inside each other tightly to form “bricks” and take to BUDGENS, Codford. This is a Terracycle scheme for Wiltshire Air Ambulance.

IT Equipment, used or unwanted. All mobile phones, tablets, PCs, laptops, etc. WARMINSTER DONATE IT PROJECT. Drop off point Kingdown School Reception during school hours. Check the website for full details www.r3cycle.co.uk

Printer cartridges. Take to THE INK SHOP for refills. There is also a drop off point for recycling cartridges that cannot be refilled.

Disposable Facemasks. MORRISONS Entrance. The masks are sent to Re-Worked where they are processed and recycled into planters, building materials and PPE collection bins. This is a joint partnership between The Sun and Morrisons.

Coffee Pods and coffee packaging. Drop off point at The Rectory, Chapel Lane, Shrewton. Another Terracycle scheme.

Jiffy Bags. These can be split into paper and bubble wrap. Recycle the paper the usual way and take the bubble wrap to carrier bag collection point outside WAITROSE.

For all your refillable non-plastic requirements! Save on packaging at Eco Kiosk in the Cornmarket.

If you’d like to choose doorstep delivery, reusable glass bottles for your milk then visit https://moo2.me/

Brita water filters. Recycle in-store at WAITROSE.

Recycle used cups at COSTA COFFEE

Plastic makeup packaging. Eyeshadow, concealer, eyeliner, lip balm pots, makeup tubes, mascara, etc. SUPERDRUG.

Any brand. Order envelope at https://www.gillette.co.uk/recycle.list

This is a Terracycle and Gillette Partnership Programme.