We all want to make a difference when it comes to preserving the planet, and the first step to going green is to recycle. Over the next few days we will explain what each recycling symbol means, plus provide some advice on what to do with items such as batteries and electrical.


This symbol broadly means it’s recycled by 75% of local authorities. It often comes with instructions, i.e. rinse, flatten, cap on, etc. You need to check locally if an item displaying this symbol can be recycled.