||Aluminium cans are taken to ‘Alcan’ in Warrington where
they are made into new aluminium.
|| Books that are in good condition are sent to various charities.
||Cardboard is made into plasterboard or other packaging.
||Glass is taken by ‘British Glass Recycling Company’, ‘Greenlight’
and ‘Shanks’ and made into new bottles. Mixed glass is
taken to Linwood.
||Engine oil is taken by ‘BCS’ and made into more oil.
Cooking oil is taken to ‘Thornwood Oils’ where it is then
made into a soap extract.
||Paper is made into newsprint and other paper products.
||Plastic Bottles are collected by the Cambeltown ‘Waste
Watchers’ and then sent down to ‘Centreforce’ in
Liverpool and are used to make cycle paths.
||Scrap metal is taken by ‘Christie’s’ in Glasgow
and sold in scrap markets.
||Steel cans are taken to ‘AMG’ in Hartleypool where they
are made into new steel cans.
|Textiles & Shoes
||Textiles are collected by 'Nathans Waste Savers', where they are
graded. Those in good condition are donated to charity and those in
bad condition are made into industrial cleaning rags and distributed.
Textiles are also collected by ‘Shanks’.