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Nappies

Reduce

Why not try reusable nappies to help reduce the 2.9 billion disposable nappies that are being disposed of each year in the UK. There are environmental benefits as well as the possibility of saving money.

Disposal

Nappies can’t be recycled and should be placed in your general rubbish bin. All waste placed in your rubbish bin is taken to one of Staffordshire’s energy recovery plants.

But it says they can be recycled on the packet!

The recycling advice on the pack is only for the packaging, not the nappies.

Any paper and cardboard in your pack of new nappies can be recycled. And that’s all.

Please do not recycle the nappies, plastic film or any polystyrene packaging.

Mixing dirty nappies with other materials is a bad idea:

  • It’s unpleasant. Some recycled waste is sorted by hand. No-one wants to put their hands in baby poo at work.
  • It’s wasteful. If nappies are spotted in your recycling bin all the contents may be rejected.

Where can I take these?

  

Baddesley Ensor

Lower House Lane, Baddesley Ensor, Atherstone, CV9 2QA
  

Biddulph

Bemersley Road, Biddulph, ST8 7QT
  

Bilbrook

Pendeford Mill Lane, Codsall, WV8 1JJ
  

Burntwood

Ring Road, Chase Terrace, Burntwood, WS7 3JQ
  

Burton

Centurion Way (off Shobnall Road), Burton upon Trent, DE14 2AU (use DE14 2AY for SatNav)
  

Cannock

Lichfield Road, Cannock, WS11 8NQ
  

Cheadle

Tower Crane Drive, Off New Haden Road, Cheadle, ST10 1FB
  

Leek

Fowlchurch Road, Leek, ST13 6BH
  

Lichfield

Witley Drive, Trent Valley Road, Lichfield, WS13 6EU
  

Newcastle

Leycett Lane, Newcastle, ST5 6AD
  

Rugeley

Station Road, Rugeley, WS15 2HE
  

Stafford

St. Albans Road, Stafford, ST16 3DR
  

Stone

Beacon Road / Opal Way, Stone Business Park, Aston, ST15 0NN
  

Uttoxeter

Robert Bakewell Way, Uttoxeter, ST14 5AU (Not SatNav compatible)
  

Wombourne

Botterham Lane, Wombourne, DY3 4RA

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