Your question: Are Superdrug still recycling blister packs?

With support from familiar household brands, including Rennie, you can now go to Superdrug and recycle empty medicine blister packs into dedicated recycling bins so blister packs don’t end up in a landfill for decades, or even centuries, to come.

Are Superdrug collecting empty blister packs?

We’ve teamed up with brands Anadin, Panadol, Nurofen, Gaviscon, Rennie, Buscopan & Dulcolax and TerraCycle UK to include collection boxes in every Superdrug Pharmacy, so you can recycle your empty medicine blister packets.

Does anyone recycle tablet blister packs?

Consumers can now recycle any brand of empty medicine blister packets by dropping them off at their nearest participating pharmacy, which they can find on TerraCycle’s interactive map.

Are blister packaging recyclable?

Blister packs are usually made from a mixture of plastic and foil, and fall into the ‘rigid plastic’ category which means they can’t be recycled the same way as softer plastics and because of their small size, they often fall through the cracks of standard recycling streams.

Can blister packs be recycled UK?

Recycle your blister packs at Superdrug!

With support from familiar household brands, including Rennie, you can now go to Superdrug and recycle empty medicine blister packs into dedicated recycling bins so blister packs don’t end up in a landfill for decades, or even centuries, to come.

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Can you recycle pill packets UK?

You can drop off your empty medicine blister packets in one of the participating Superdrug pharmacies – find your local one here.

What can I recycle at Tesco?

From today, shoppers at all of Tesco’s large stores will be able to bring back any soft plastic packaging for recycling.

Shoppers can now return all their soft plastic packaging to recycling points at every large Tesco store in the UK

  • Bread bags.
  • Fruit and vegetable packaging.
  • Crisp packets.
  • Salad bags.

Can foil pill packets be recycled?

Commenting on the recycling issues associated with many blister pack solutions, Laure Cucuron, general manager for TerraCycle Europe, adds: “Blister packs are made of a complex mix of difficult-to-recycle materials required to protect medicines, including plastic and aluminium foil, which are not accepted by most …

How do you dispose of tablet blister packs?

Instead they can be recycled at any pharmacy. Return them to a pharmacy or chemist for safe disposal. Do not flush medicines down the toilet. The cardboard box that houses the blister packs can be recycled, as can any paper inserts.

Does Priceline recycle blister packs?

Is this available at my nearest/all Priceline stores? Yes! All Priceline Pharmacy and Priceline stores will have a recycle bin. Help us go greener!

How do you dispose of empty pill packets?

Medicine packets (empty)

  1. If the packet is made entirely from aluminium, the packaging can go in the recycling bin.
  2. If the packet is half aluminium and half rigid plastic (such as a Panadol packet) put it in the rubbish bin.
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Can you recycle medicine bottles UK?

Medications (prescription and over-the-counter)

This item is hazardous and should not be put in your rubbish bin.