Recycling List Ireland


The Global Market for Recycling

Recycled materials such as paper and cardboard, metals and plastic can be sold on the global market but the prices and demand for these materials constantly change. China and India are major buyers of recyclable material from Europe and they use these materials  for manufacturing instead of extracting raw materials. Over the past year, China and India have requested higher standards and are no longer purchasing mixed  materials such as plastics, paper or cardboard  baled together. For Ireland to sell its recyclable materials we need to be able to separate these materials quickly and easily. Each household and business must take care that they only add items from the list to the recycle bin and these items should be clean, dry and loose.

Click below for a poster on all the materials suitable for your recycling bin

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