Rework your Bathroom Bottles & Cosmetics at Gatley Refillery

plastics recycling reworked upcycling

We recently asked over on our Facebook Group if you would you like to be able to recycle your cosmetics, skincare, make up & bathroom product packaging at Gatley Refillery- and you said YES!


We have invested in an innovative recycling programme, aimed specifically at difficult to recycle beauty and cosmetic packaging. The ideal zero waste solution for your difficult to recycle plastics!
The plastics we collect are then reworked into useful projects in order to avoid landfill!
Accepted items:
  • Hair care bottles
  • Skincare bottles
  • Vitamin bottles
  • Tubs
  • Toothpaste tubes
  • Plastic toothbrush
  • Travel minis 
  • Lotion pumps soap/hand wash pumps
  • Makeup palettes
  • Lipsticks etc 
  • Make up tubes
  • Compact

Unaccepted items:

  • Glass of any kind 
  • Food & liquid waste (or items coated with)
  • Cigarette waste
  • Medicinal blister packs
  • Electronic waste (phones, laptops etc)
  • Biodegradable plastics
  • Clothing & fabric waste
  • Hazardous waste (sharps, flammables, reactive materials, corrosives, ignitable, toxic) anything presenting a danger to people or the environment
  • Batteries
  • Pressurised canisters or aerosols
  • Medical waste/ surgical waste
  • ABP waste (animal by-products)

Make an even bigger positive impact by switching your household products to refillables!

Find our more about the reworking process here.

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