What can go in your bin?

What can go in your bin?

What can go in your red waste bin?

 red bin  Yes No
  • Meat trays
  • Cling wrap and baking paper
  • Lolly and chip wrappers
  • Plates and drinking glasses
  • Food waste
  • Styrofoam
  • Clothing
  • Nappies
  • Plastic bags
  • Green waste
  • NO sharps
  • NO syringes
  • NO hot ashes
  • NO liquids including oil, paint and solvents
  • NO soil and rocks
  • NO gas bottles
  • NO medical waste
  • NO timber, concrete, bricks and building material including asbestos

What can go in your yellow recycling bin?

yellow bin Yes No
  • Plastic containers and bottles
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Paper and cardboard
  • Foil
  • Phone books
  • Aerosol cans
  • Aluminum cans
  • Steel cans
  • Pizza boxes
  • Milk and juice cartons
  • NO plastic bags
  • NO sharps
  • NO syringes
  • NO food
  • NO green waste
  • NO nappies
  • NO hot ashes
  • NO liquids including oil, paint and solvents
  • NO soil and rocks
  • NO gas bottles
  • NO medical waste
  • NO timber, concrete, bricks and building material including asbestos

What can go in your green waste bin?

green bin Yes No
  • Grass clippings
  • Garden prunings
  • Weeds
  • Leaves and flowers
  • Small branches
    (up to 75mm in diameter only)
  • NO food scraps
  • NO plastic bags/pots
  • NO domestic waste
  • NO hot ashes
  • NO liquids including oil, paint and solvents
  • NO soil and rocks
  • NO gas bottles
  • NO medical waste
  • NO timber, concrete, bricks and building material including asbestos

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