Recycling resources for Parish, Community & Town Councils

Recycling and waste are popular topics for residents. Please find below a selection of recycling resources to use in your offices, newsletters, social media, at events, etc.

For all waste and recycling information see our webpage
www.milton-keynes.gov.uk/recycling

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MK waste and recycling containers

Community skips
Litter and dog foul posters 
Posters, newsletter and social media articles
Answers to residents' rubbish and recycling questions
Recycling leaflets and posters
In the office bin posters
Recycling activity sheets
For events
Organising a litter pick

Community Skips

There are many things to consider when planning a Community Skip in your Parish. Check our Community Skip advice and guidance before going ahead.

Litter posters 

Litter Poster Selection
Litter Poster Selection 

 They include dog foul, litter and flytipping poster, as well as the winning poster from the 2021 Parks Trust and MKC schools litter poster competition.

Posters, newsletter and social media articles

If you would like these in a different format, e.g. JPEG, PNG, Word document, etc. please email wasteeducation@milton-keynes.gov.uk 

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Answers to residents' rubbish and recycling questions

To help residents clarify what can and cannot be recycled please see use these quick links to our webpages:

For all waste and recycling questions please visit the Waste & Recycling webpage.

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Recycling leaflets and posters

To request free recycling leaflets and posters (available as A3 and A4) to be posted out please email wasteeducation@milton-keynes.gov.uk stating the quantity required.

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In the office bin posters

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Recycling activity sheets

Here is a small selection of activity resources which can be used in newsletters or at events. More are available, including crafts, games, wall displays, etc. at www.milton-keynes.gov.uk/kidsrecycle .

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For Events

Waste and recycling are good themes to draw the Public to your stand at an event. Email wasteeducation@milton-keynes.gov.uk to organise collection.

  • We can provide posters, leaflets and freebies, including recycled pencils, magnets, googly eye bugs, etc to hand out
  • Borrow our colourful and interesting exhibition boards which detail what can and cannot be recycled in MK
  • Print off activity sheets to engage younger residents
  • Borrow our table top game to start conversations and our easy to understand colourful recycling exhibition boards to show what goes in each recycling container.  Alternatively create your own game and display using the Recycling display (PDF, 4MB) and Recycling table top game (PDF, 374KB) documents.

Don't forget to photograph your event and send images to communications@milton-keynes.gov.uk to share on MKC social media.

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Organising a Litter Pick

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Litter picking brings residents together

Organising a litter in your area is an excellent way of bringing local residents of all ages together. See our litter picking advice webpage.

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Last Updated: 16 September 2021