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Plastics (non-recyclable such as silicone, polystrene, plastic netting, toothpaste tubes, hose pipes)

Find out how to dispose of non-recyclable plastics.

Silicone plastic items (such as cupcake cases or cooking utensils) in good condition can be given to a local charity shop or passed onto family, friends or colleagues.


Polystyrene, plastic netting, food packets, cellophane, toothpaste tubes, silicone plastic items and hose pipes are made from a plastic that cannot currently be recycled in Suffolk.

Put non-recyclable plastics: