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Recycling

Recycling Banks Recycling Banks Zoom Recycling helps to save resources and the environment.  The Trust has a number of recycling schemes available for the public, which are outlined below along with information on other recycling schemes.

Bag Back Boxes Bag Back Box Bag Back Box Zoom


To encourage the reuse of plastic bags, the Trust supply free of charge bag back boxes for use in shops, community buildings, schools, etc.  Unwanted plastic bags can be collected in the box for others to reuse.  If you would like a free box please contact us.

Enviroglass

Recycling Glass Recycling Glass Zoom For more information on this, please visit the Enviroglass Website.

End of Life Vehicles and Agricultural Scrap

The Trust offers a free of charge service to uplift and recycle redundant vehicles and agricultural scrap.  For more information on this service click here.

Building Materials

The Trust's Architectural Heritage Team reuse prime building materials, such as flagstones, slates, etc.  These items are used in a variety of projects but particularly in the restoration of the islands historic buildings.  If you have any items you think the Trust may be interested in, please contact the Architectural Heritage Project Officer.

Printer Cartridges Printer Cartridges Zoom Recycling of Printer and Photocopier Cartridges

Due to logistical reasons, the Trust no longer provides a centralised recycling facility for printer and photocopier cartridges.  However, there are many recycling schemes available to individuals and organisations and we would encourage you to use these. Details of some of the schemes can be found on the Cartridge Recycling Fact Sheet.

Further Recycling Information

The Shetland Islands Council has further details on where and how you can recycle in Shetland.