Then, on the first day of , China, the world's largest market for recycled waste, essentially shut its doors. Under its National Sword. How much gets recycled? The recycling rate for UK households' waste was % in , a small increase on the previous year. Collection dates, see what you can put in your rubbish, recycling or food scraps bins, report a missed collection or dumped rubbish, find ways to dispose of. Items that can be recycled in your yellow lid bin: · Paper: office paper, magazines, newspapers and junk mail · Cardboard · Green, clear and brown glass bottles. As the waste is not landfilled we do not have to pay the government a landfill tax. However, we are charged extra if the recyclable material is contaminated. Conversely, recyclable items placed into garbage containers are hauled to a landfill and cannot be recovered effectively. The right thing to do is put the right. Waste Paper and Cardboard · Plastic Recycling · Metal Recycling · WEEE Recycling (Electronic Devices) · Wood Recycling · Glass Recycling · Clothing and Textile. To incinerate these materials would be to waste them. Avoid. Recycle. Eliminate. Recycling or upcycling saves resources and money. Materials. Reduce and manage your waste in the right way to lessen your impact on the environment and move to a circular economy. What happens to the recycling and rubbish for Cheshire East. The recovery and sorting facility at Shotton and landfill for non-recyclable material.