Recycle Crisp Packets

Crisp package alongside crisps

Walkers offers a simple and free crisp packet recycling scheme, which accepts all brands. This is now the largest and fastest-growing scheme of its type in the UK, with more than 1,600 public drop-off locations nationwide.

6 billion packets of crisps are sold each year in the UK.



  • A targeted solution for a previously difficult to recycle material
  • Community centres and charities receive credits if you recycle with them


  • Does not tackle single-use plastic use
  • Need to find a drop-off location near you

Making a difference

With over 1,600 public drop-off locations nationwide, Walker's recycling scheme has already recycled 33,908,317 crisp packets.

There are hundreds of other ways to solve plastic pollution

Photo Credit: Yulia Khlebnikova