We collect mixed recyclable items from your blue recycling bin every two weeks.  

We collect food waste from your green caddy once a week. 

Your recycling wheelie bin

What can you put in your recycling bin?

  • cardboard
  • paper (white and coloured)
  • shredded paper (inside a box or envelope) 
  • glass bottles and jars  
  • plastic food trays (with plastic film cover removed)
  • plastic bottles
  • margarine tubs and yoghurt pots (you do not need to check for symbols or numbers on these)  
  • plastic lids, tops and caps
  • cans and tins
  • aerosols
  • food and drink cartons
  • foil

Please rinse out containers so they are clean before putting them in the blue bin.

What can't you put in your recycling bin?

  • green waste
  • food waste
  • textiles
  • nappies
  • plastic bags (most supermarkets are able to collect these now)
  • electrical items
  • plant pots
  • polystyrene
  • cling film and other plastic film
  • light bulbs
  • pyrex
  • corks.

For more information see our recycling A-Z

Your green food waste caddy

We collect food waste from the green caddy once a week. Check your bin collection day online.

What can you put in your food waste caddy?

  • raw and cooked meat and fish
  • raw and cooked fruit and vegetables
  • dairy products
  • bread, rice, noodles and pasta
  • tea bags and coffee grounds  
  • pet food.

What can't you put in your food waste caddy?

  • drinks such as tea and juice
  • oil or liquid fat
  • food packaging
  • plastic bags
  • coffee filter paper.

For more information please see our food waste collections page.

Page owner: Carolyn Jarvis-Grogan. Last updated: 16/09/2015 12:08