Skip to main content

Blister packs (pills/medicine - packaging only)

Find out how to recycle or dispose of blister packs.

This entry is for 'blister packs' - the plastic/foil packaging that pills/tablets use. See 'medicines' for disposal of actual pills/tablets.


Blister packs which comprise of aluminium foil with plastic backing CANNOT be recycled in your household recycling bin.

Blister packs where the entire pack is made from aluminium foil CAN be placed in your household recycling bin.

Branches of Superdrug with pharmacy services collect all types of pill blister packs for recycling (please call branch in advance).


If you are unable to use the recycling options above then please dispose of packaging in your general rubbish bin.