Your bins and boxes

Electrical appliances should be taken to the local Tip ( HWRC)

These are shown on the Nearest Map under Waste and Recycling. Check your collection dates

Recycling and waste containers

Blue Bin

Blue bin

Plastic cans and cartons

To be used for cleaned and squashed

  • plastic bottles
  • drinks bottles with lids
  • tubs and trays
  • plastic punnets
  • plastic takeaway containers
  • tins
  • aerosols
  • tin foil
  • cartons
 
Please do not put the following in this bin: cling film, plastic carriers bags, crisp packets, hard plastic (eg toys)

Your plastics, and cartons bin will be collected every two weeks.

Green Bin

Green Bin

Paper and cardboard

To be used for

  • recycling paper
  • flattened cardboard
  • paperback books
  • newspapers
  • telephone directories
  • magazines
  • cereal boxes
 
Please do not put the following in this bin: bubble wrap, tissues, polystyrene, padded envelopes, hardback books, kitchen towels, wall paper, wet paper

Your paper and cardboard bin will be collected every four weeks

Brown Bin

Brown bin

Garden and food

To be used for

  • leaves
  • grass
  • hedge cuttings
  • flowers
  • tea bags
  • coffee
  • fruit and veg
  • pasta and rice
  • egg shells
 
Please do not put the following in this bin: plastic bags, plant pots, pet waste, soil, turf, stones, liquids, building wood

Your garden and food bin will be collected every two weeks all year round

Blue Box

Blue box

Glass

To be used for

  • rinsed glass bottles and jars only
 
Please do not put the following in this bin: light bulbs, broken glass, window panes, mirrors

Your glass box will be collected every four weeks

Grey Bin

Grey Bin

Non-recyclables

To be used for any items you cannot recycle

  • polystrene
  • plastic film
  • nappies
  • cling film
  • plastic bags
 
Please do not put the following in this bin: recyclables, electricals

Your non-recyclables bin will be collected every two weeks