Many of us wonder what happens to our recycling once its been collected by the recycling collection vehicles.

Your recycling goes through quite a journey before it ends up as a new item.

Once the recycling is collected, it is transported to the Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) where the recycling is sorted into seperate streams: for example paper, cans etc.

What happens at the recycling centre? (MRF) :

After all the recycling has been sorted into seperate streams, these are then sent on for further reprocessing. Find out what happens to the papercanscartons, and glass.

For a detailed list and maps of where the recycling, garden waste and rubbish we collect in Solihull goes click here.