The recycling material collected is taken to Yorwaste recycling sites - at Tancred, near Scorton or Harewood Whin near York and then bulked up before it is taken to Ward Recycling Ltd and Palm Recycling in Teesside.
- newspapers and magazines go to Palm Recycling in Norfolk.
- cardboard and mixed papers go to DS Smith in Kent.
- aluminium cans go to Novelis Recycling at Warrington.
- steel cans go to ERM in Smethwick.
- mixed plastic go to Roydon Group in Manchester.
- cartons go to DS Smith in Kent.
- glass goes to both Ward Recycling in Middlesbrough and viridor glass at Sheffield.
- waste goes to Niramax in Hartlepool
- mixed glass, cans and plastic bottles (contingency) goes to Glass recycling UK in Barnsley
- mixed fibres (contingency) goes to Recycling UK in Cheshire