Recycle Week 2022 takes place from 17 to 23 October and aims to answer your recycling questions so that we can all recycle better together and help Wales in our continued push to become the best recyclers in the world (we’re currently third).

Recycle Week is the largest national annual recycling campaign and is delivered in Wales by Wales Recycles.

“Give people all the information they need”

Cllr Hugh Jones, Lead Member for Environment, said: “We’re delighted to be once again adding our support to Recycle Week. This year the campaign focuses on one of the biggest barriers people have around recycling, which is the confusion about what can and can’t be recycled. It’s important to give people all the information they need so that can recycle correctly and confidently. We’ll be sharing recycling information throughout the week, and Wales Recycles have also set up the website which people can visit to get their recycling questions answered.”

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Avoid ‘wishcycling’

Wishcycling is basically putting something in the recycling bin and hoping it will be recycled, even if there is little evidence to confirm this assumption. This inevitably leads to contamination, so it’s really important you don’t do this.

Is there that one item that you’re not quite sure what to do with? Just head over to and get the answer to your question 🙂


We’re going to be working with several Eco-Councils based in Wrexham schools over the coming months, as we continue to celebrate the 20-year anniversary of having a kerbside recycling service in Wrexham

We’re setting twenty challenges to celebrate #Wrexcycle20! If you’re a teacher and your school are interested in joining this challenge it’s not too late to do so. You can register your interest by emailing

The challenges will cover themes including reducing single-use plastics, recycling, composting and eco-wrapping.

Keep up to date

We’ll be sharing recycling tips on our social media platforms throughout the week, and you can follow the #RecycleWeek hashtag to get involved.

You can find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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