We love that you’re reading this and interested in recycling bread bags. The good news is that it isn’t just bread bags that you can recycle. It’s anything with a 4 in the recycle symbol on the packaging. Below is a list of the products that commonly use polythene but as ever just check that it has a 4 symbol or PE or LDPE or PE-LD on it. Use your bread bag to stuff all other polythene items in it. Turn it inside out to get rid of the crumbs. You can re-use the resealable seal to fasten it up when it’s full too. Here’s just a short list to get you started:-
- Toilet roll wrapping is typically polythene
- Fruit and veg bags are also made of polythene. Check carefully as some may be compostable which is a definite no no for recycling with polythene!
- Pet food pouches and plastic wrap on multi pack tins
- Plastic wrap round multi packs of fizzy drinks and water
We’ve made a little video to show you what we mean you can view it here