Recycling Process

Recycling is a process that takes used materials and makes them in to new products. By recycling we can reduce the consumption of raw materials, save energy and help avoid air pollution and greenhouse gases.Recycling is a key focus of Birmingham waste and all waste we collect is influenced and abides to the waste hierarchy:

How does Birmingham Waste recycle my…..?

Around 450 million tonnes of waste is produced in the UK every year!
In the UK we currently only recycle around 20% of that waste.
By simply recycling.

  • Paper
  • Cardboard
  • Glass
  • Plastics
  • Metals

We can help stop over 20 million tonnes of CO2 ending up in our atmosphere.
What happens to your waste once Birmingham waste have taken it away?