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Cardboard

Find out how to reuse, recycle and compost cardboard.

Reuse

Cardboard boxes are ideal for moving and often in demand. Try advertising boxes for reuse on online re-use networks such as Freecycle or Freegle.

Recycle

Please make sure cardboard is flat, and remove tape and staples from the cardboard.

You can recycle cardboard:

Recycle as home compost 

You can put cardboard into your home compost bin as a particularly good way of reducing smells and increasing the effectiveness of your compost bin, since it provides air pockets. It's more effective if scrunched into handful sized bits.