Welcome to Sainsbury’s Help Centre

Are there recycling facilities available at your stores? What recycling facilities do you offer?

We certainly do! One of our core values is respect for our environment. Click here to read more.

Click here to use our Store Locator to find the nearest store to you with recycling facilities.

You can see additional FAQs by clicking the links below.



Do you recycle carrier bags?

We certainly do. Look out in store for our carrier bag recycling facilities.

Shop online? Simply hand your empty bags to the driver and we'll be happy to recycle them for you.

Use our Store Locator to find the nearest store to you with recycling facilities.

Do you recycle the vouchers you take in store?

Once coupons are processed, we're pleased to say they are sent for recycling.  This helps us show respect for our environment, part of our core values.

Do you offer battery recycling banks?

Under the Waste Battery Regulations, we are now offering a take back scheme for all portable waste batteries. You can return all waste batteries and deposit them in the battery recycling bin in any of our stores.

Alternatively, you can find your local waste portable battery recycling facility at www.recyclenow.com.

Most supermarkets and shops that sell batteries will have collection bins for used batteries, and some town halls, libraries or schools may also set up collection points.

Please click here for information regarding the WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) Regulations 2006.

Can I send the packaging from my online delivery back for recycling?

We'll be happy to take back the carrier bags from your groceries order. Just hand them to your driver the next time you have a delivery and we will recycle them back at the store. Sorry but we can't take food packaging away due to food safety issues.
Do you recycle ink cartridges?

This isn't a service we currently offer in our stores, however, any cartridge can be sent freepost to our 3rd party cartridge supplier for recycling using the following details:

The Recycling Factory
Marsh Lane
PE21 7TX




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