Recycling and composting
Recycling not only helps our environment here on Anglesey and beyond - it also saves money, energy and creates local employment.
Did you know?
- using one tonne of recycled paper saves 15 trees
- recycling cans saves up to 95% of the energy needed to produce new cans
- every home produces one tonne of refuse every year
Browse the following pages to find out more about:
- what you can recycle and compost
- facilities for recycling on Anglesey
Find out how to reduce, reuse and recycle your waste and save money. Plus find out about recycling in your area.
Incredibly, nature can recycle around a third of your rubbish for you including much of your kitchen rubbish and things that were once living in your garden.
Your unwanted clothes can all be put to good use, saving essential resources and benefiting the environment.
By recycling our aluminium and steel cans on Anglesey, we can help save energy and natural resources as well as reducing the amount of waste sent to landfill sites.
There are recycling banks and community bring bank sites dotted all over the island.
In Wales we waste about a third of our food.
Did you know that we recycle approximately 2,700 tonnes of glass on Anglesey every year.
Do you know that we recycle over 2,500 tonnes of paper and cardboard every year on Anglesey.
We already accept plastic bottles and now we can also accept plastic pots, tubs and trays.
Great ways that you can reduce waste.
Your household waste may not be waste after all. Here’s how to turn some of it into arts and crafts.