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How To Recycle Your Water Filter 

How We’re Going Green and Helping You to Recycle Your Water Filters

Regardless of the industry, there’s a growing recognition that we all need to face up to the climate crisis and how our activities impact our world.

At UK Water Filters we’ve always tried to be green. In fact a major reason for deciding to start the company was because water filters help reduce the use of plastic bottles. 

Now we want to reduce our carbon footprint even further.


There is a lot of unnecessary plastic used in the water filters business, both with the filter casings and, as with too many products, with the packaging.

We’re working on reducing our plastic usage by 80%

Meanwhile here is a guide to how you can recycle or re-use your water filter. 

Find your filter in the list below



How to Recycle an inline fridge water filter cartridge How to Recycle an undersink water filter cartridge How to recycle a reverse osmosis ro water filter
Recycling Inline Types Recycling Undersink Types Recycling Reverse Osmosis



 

All Other Types

While we're working on solutions for specific filters we can recycle any other water filters, with either metal or plastic casings, including all major brands like BWT, Everpure Brita, 3M and so on.

Our partners will remove and repurpose the contents. Then they will grind down the plastic into pellets which are then recycled into other plastic products.


Your Questions

Q: Do I need to prepare the filter before sending it back?

A: Simply dry it out before sending in the post ie stand the cartridge on end so that any water can flow out. Please be careful to do this because if any water leaks out in the post the Royal Mail etc will probably throw it away. It will be a total waste.


Q: Do you pay for the delivery?

A: Sorry not for single cartridges. But we might be able to pay if you have more than 10 to send together. So perhaps you can get together with neighours?

If you have this many please call us to discuss.

Or what you can do is store up any of your own used cartridges so that you can send them in bunches. If you dont want to save up as many as 10, but have a few, you could use parcel2go.com, a great website for economical deliveries.

Q: Where do I send them to

A: Please send them to 

UK Water Filters Recycling
South Road
Harlow
CM20 2BL



Checkout Other things you can do with used water filter carbon