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A-Z list of waste types

Find out about the different types of waste, where to recycle or dispose of them, and any restrictions or charges for these.

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Dead animals

Dead animals
Description
Disposal: Not permitted in your kerbside bin or at any of Staffordshire's recycling centres. You are allowed to bury pet animals on your property or contact your local vet about cremation.

Duvets, pillows and cushions

Duvets, pillows and cushions
Description
Reduce: Consider only buying what you really need.

Reuse: Before you throw anything away why not see if it can be reused, repaired or upcycled? There are lots of ways this can be done.

Recycle: Duvets, pillows and cushions can be taken to the recycling centre where they will be sent for waste recovery.

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