How is it recycled?
Here in Carmarthenshire your rubbish is collected in a split-bodied vehicle. This means the food waste is kept separate from the blue bags/black bags.
Food and garden waste is taken to a central composting facility at Nantycaws, Carmarthen, where it is turned into compost or soil conditioner and is available to buy at the recycling centres.
Blue bags are taken to the materials recovery facility, also in Nantycaws, to be sorted. The sorted materials are then taken to processing plants to be made into new products. Both facilities are run by CWM Environmental.
Watch the videos below to find out more about how some of our more common items of waste are recycled.
Page updated on: 03/02/2017