What are cookies?
Cookies are small data files that are stored on your computer. Most large websites use these to improve your experience. To learn more about cookies visit www.aboutcookies.org.
1. To enhance the security of the site.
2. To anonymously measure website usage.
3. To improve your experience. For example, by remembering your settings for this website so you don't have to keep re-entering them - such as storing the postcode you've entered into our recycling locator tool to make it easier to find your local recycling services.
4. To provide content or services from other companies. For example, to allow you to share our webpages on your social networks, or to show you YouTube videos on our website.
These third-party services provide more detailed information on what their cookies do, and give the option to opt-out of their cookies and control your preferences.
Opting out and deleting cookies
You can also clear your cookies completely after visiting our site using your browser settings.