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A-Z of waste

  • A-Z Waste:
    • Item: Aerosol cans (e.g. furniture polish), Container: blue-lid bin, blue box
    • Item: Aluminium coffee capsules, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Aluminium foil (without food contamination, Container: blue-lid bin
    • Item: Aluminium foil tops, Container: blue-lid bin
    • Item: Aluminium trays, Container: blue-lid bin, blue box
    • Item: Ash (wood), Container: green-lid bin, home compost bin
    • Item: Ash (coal), Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Baking tins/trays, Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Bags (plastic), Container: black sack, grey bin, Comment: / recycle at selected supermarkets
    • Item: Bamboo container, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Bark, Container: green-lid bin
    • Item: Battery (household - watch, hearing aid, AAA, etc.), Container: battery bag
    • Item: Battery (car, van), Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Bed, Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre, Comment: / furniture charity shop
    • Item: Bed sheets, Container: black sack, grey bin, Comment: / local charity shop
    • Item: Bedding (pets), Container: green-lid bin
    • Item: Beer bottle top, Container: blue-lid bin, blue bag
    • Item: Beer glass, Container: black sack, grey bin, Comment: (wrap in newspaper)
    • Item: Beer keg, Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Beverage cartons, Container: blue-lid bin, blue box
    • Item: Bicycle inner tube, Container: black sack, grey bin, Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Bike chain, Container: black sack, grey bin, Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Biodegradable film, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Biodegradable plastic, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Birthday cards, Container: blue-lid bin, blue bag
    • Item: Biscuit container (plastic), Container: blue-lid bin, blue bag
    • Item: Biscuit tin, Container: blue-lid bin, blue box
    • Item: Black plastic tray, Container: blue-lid bin, blue bag
    • Item: Blinds, Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Blister packs (for tablets), Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Bones (chicken, turkey, fish, etc.), Container: food caddy
    • Item: Book, Container: textile bank, Comment: / charity shop
    • Item: Bottle (glass), Container: blue-lid bin, blue box
    • Item: Bottle lid (plastic), Container: blue-lid bin, blue box
    • Item: Branches, Container: green-lid bin
    • Item: Brita water filter, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Brown plastic jar, Container: blue-lid bin, blue bag
    • Item: Bubble wrap, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Bulky waste, Container: Bulky waste
    • Item: Butane gas cartridge, Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Cake boards, Container: black sack, grey bin, Comment: / reuse
    • Item: Camping stove - methylated spirit, Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Camping gas bottle, Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Candle stubs, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Cans - food/drink (including cat/dog food), Container: blue-lid bin, blue box
    • Item: Car tyres (up to 4), Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Cards (plain) / Cardboard, Container: blue-lid bin, blue bag
    • Item: Cards (non plain), Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Carpet, Container: Bulky waste, Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Carrier bags (paper), Container: blue-lid bin, blue bag
    • Item: Carrier bags (With 1 to 5 recycling triangle) , Container: blue-lid bin, Comment: / recycle at selected supermarkets
    • Item: Cassette tape/cassette case, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Cast iron, Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Cat food/dog food, Container: food caddy
    • Item: Cat food (pouch), Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Cat litter, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: CD, Container: textile bank, Comment: / charity shop
    • Item: Cellophane, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Champagne flute, Container: black sack, grey bin, Comment: (wrap in newspaper)
    • Item: Chemicals (small quantities), Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Chicken carcass, Container: food caddy
    • Item: Christmas decorations (tinsel, baubles, etc.), Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Christmas tree, Container: green-lid bin, Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Christmas wrapping paper (plain), Container: blue-lid bin, blue box
    • Item: Christmas wrapping paper (non plain - shiny gloss, sparkles, fancy bows, etc.), Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Cigarette lighters (empty), Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Cling film, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Clothes, Container: textile bank, Comment: / charity shop
    • Item: Coat hanger (metal), Container: black sack, grey bin, Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Coat hanger (plastic), Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Coffee capsule (plastic), Container: blue-lid bin, blue bag
    • Item: Coffee cup (take away), Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Coffee disc/pod (e.g. Tassimo) remove film, Container: blue-lid bin, blue bag
    • Item: Coffee grounds, Container: food caddy, home compost bin
    • Item: Compost (small amounts from plant pots), Container: green-lid bin
    • Item: Compostable magazine wrapper, Container: black sack, grey bin, home compost bin
    • Item: Compostable packaging, Container: black sack, grey bin, home compost bin
    • Item: Computer (inc. monitor), Container: Bulky waste, Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Contact lens, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Contact lenses - plastic case, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Cooking oil, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Cork, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Cork metal holder (from fizzy wine), Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Cotton buds/cotton wool, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Crab shell, Container: food caddy
    • Item: Credit card (cut up), Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Crisp packet, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Crockery, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Curtain Rail (plastic or wooden), Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Cutlery, Container: black sack, grey bin, Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Dental floss dispenser, Container: blue-lid bin, blue box
    • Item: Deodorant (glass bottle with roller ball), Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Dog poo, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Drinking glass, Container: black sack, grey bin, Comment: (wrap in newspaper)
    • Item: Drinking straws, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Drinks cartons, Container: blue-lid bin, blue box
    • Item: Duvet, Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre, Comment: / charity shop
    • Item: DVD cases, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Electrical cable, Container: black sack, grey bin, Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Electrical item - large, Container: Bulky waste, Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Electrical item - small, Container: Bulky waste, Household Waste Recycling Centre, Comment: / charity shop
    • Item: Envelopes (with and without windows), Container: blue-lid bin, blue bag
    • Item: Envelopes (padded), Container: black sack, grey bin, Comment: / reuse
    • Item: Egg box (cardboard), Container: blue-lid bin, blue bag
    • Item: Egg box (plastic), Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Egg shells, Container: food caddy
    • Item: Exercise bike, Container: Bulky waste, Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Expanded polystyrene, Container: black sack, grey bin, Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Facial wipes, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Fat - cooking (lard block), Container: food caddy
    • Item: Foil (inc. milk bottle lids), Container: blue-lid bin
    • Item: Foil trays, Container: blue-lid bin, blue box
    • Item: Flower pot/tray (black plastic), Container: blue-lid bin, blue box
    • Item: Flowers, Container: green-lid bin
    • Item: Fluorescent tubes, Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Fridge/freezer, Container: Bulky waste, Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Fruit skin/peel/stone, Container: food caddy
    • Item: Fruit punnet, Container: blue-lid bin, blue box
    • Item: Garden waste, Container: green-lid bin
    • Item: Gas bottle, Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Glass (broken), Container: black sack, blue-lid bin, blue bag, blue box, Bulky waste, food caddy, green-lid bin, grey bin, home compost bin, Comment: (Broken glass should not be placed in the recycling containers. Loose broken glass placed in black sacks can cause serious injuries to the public and to our collection crews. Please wrap up broken glass securely in a newspaper or taped cardboard box and make sure that any broken glass is fully covered to prevent injuries.)
    • Item: Glass bottles/jars, Container: blue-lid bin, blue box
    • Item: Glass window, Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Grass cuttings, Container: green-lid bin
    • Item: HDPE net (fruit and vegetable net), Container: black sack, grey bin, Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: HDPE containers (milk bottles, shampoo bottles, ice cream containers), Container: blue-lid bin, blue box
    • Item: HDPE plastic bags (With 1 to 5 recycling triangle) , Container: blue-lid bin, Comment: / supermarket
    • Item: Hedge trimmings, Container: green-lid bin
    • Item: Hose pipe, Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Ice cream container (plastic), Container: blue-lid bin, blue bag
    • Item: Ink cartridge (printer), Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre, Comment: / refill / recycle at selected shops and charity shops
    • Item: Iron, Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: 'J' cloths, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Jar lids (metal), Container: blue-lid bin, blue box
    • Item: Jars (glass), Container: blue-lid bin, blue box
    • Item: Jiffy bag, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Juice cartons, Container: blue-lid bin, blue box
    • Item: Junk mail, Container: blue-lid bin, blue bag
    • Item: Jute bags, Container: textile bank, Comment: / charity shop
    • Item: Keg (beer), Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Kettle, Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Keys (metal), Container: black sack, grey bin, Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Kitchen roll, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Kitchen roll with cardboard tube, Container: blue-lid bin, blue bag
    • Item: Kitchen roll with food residue, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Kitchen towel, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Kitchen towel cardboard tube, Container: blue-lid bin, blue bag
    • Item: Kitchen towel with food residue, Container: black sack, blue-lid bin, blue bag, blue box, Bulky waste, food caddy, green-lid bin, grey bin
    • Item: Knitting needles, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Knives, Container: black sack, grey bin, Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Laundry basket, Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Leaves, Container: green-lid bin, home compost bin, Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Lever arch file, Container: black sack, grey bin, Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Light bulbs (energy saving), Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Light bulbs (fluorescent tubes), Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Light bulbs (halogen), Container: black sack, grey bin, Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Light bulbs (old standard type), Container: black sack, grey bin, Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Lipstick/lipsalve tubes, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Lithium ion batteries, Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Lobster shell, Container: food caddy
    • Item: Long life cartons, Container: blue-lid bin, blue bag
    • Item: Low density polyethylene (plastic film), Container: black sack, grey bin, Household Waste Recycling Centre, Comment: / selected supermarkets
    • Item: Loyalty card (plastic), Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Make-up wipes, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Mail order catalogue, Container: blue-lid bin, blue bag
    • Item: Magazine wrapper (potato starch), Container: black sack, grey bin, home compost bin
    • Item: Magazines, Container: blue-lid bin, blue bag
    • Item: Margarine, Container: food caddy
    • Item: Margarine tub, Container: blue-lid bin, blue bag
    • Item: Melamine, Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Methylated spirits, Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Methylated spirits (camping stove), Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Mattress, Container: Bulky waste, Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Mattress topper (memory foam), Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Meat, Container: food caddy
    • Item: Metal (non business items), Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Metal screw cap (e.g. wine bottle), Container: blue-lid bin, blue bag
    • Item: Meat tray - (With 1 to 5 recycling triangle) , Container: blue-lid bin
    • Item: Microwave popcorn bag, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Milk bottle tops - foil, Container: blue-lid bin
    • Item: Milk bottle tops - plastic, Container: blue-lid bin, blue bag
    • Item: Milk bottles - Carton, Container: blue-lid bin, blue bag
    • Item: Mirror, Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre, Comment: / charity shop
    • Item: Mobile phone, Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Mushroom plastic container, Container: blue-lid bin, blue bag
    • Item: Mussel shells, Container: food caddy
    • Item: Nail brush, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Nails (human), Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Nails (metal), Container: black sack, grey bin, Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Nappies, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Negatives (photographs), Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Newspaper, Container: blue-lid bin, blue bag
    • Item: Nutshells , Container: food caddy
    • Item: Oil (car/engine), Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Oil (cooking), Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Oven tray, Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Paint cans, Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Paint (still usable), Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Pans, Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Parcel tape, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Paper bags (remove any cellophane windows), Container: blue-lid bin, blue bag
    • Item: Paper mache, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Paper plates, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Paper serviettes, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Parrot cage waste, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Pen, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Pencil, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Pet food - foil pouch, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Pets - bedding, Container: green-lid bin
    • Item: Phone, Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre, Comment: / local charity shop
    • Item: Photographs, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Pillow, Container: black sack, grey bin, Comment: / local charity shop
    • Item: Pillow (foam), Container: black sack, grey bin, Comment: / local charity shop
    • Item: Pistachio shells, Container: food caddy
    • Item: Pizza Boxes (Cardboard), Container: blue-lid bin, blue bag
    • Item: Plant pot (plastic), Container: blue-lid bin, blue bag
    • Item: Plants, Container: green-lid bin
    • Item: Plasterboard (up to 50kg), Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Plastic bags - (With 1 to 5 recycling triangle) , Container: blue-lid bin, Comment: / recycle at selected supermarkets
    • Item: Plastic bottles (inc. plastic caps), Container: blue-lid bin, blue bag
    • Item: Plastic container, Container: blue-lid bin, blue bag
    • Item: Plastic container (mushroom box), Container: blue-lid bin, blue bag
    • Item: Plastic lid from food container, Container: blue-lid bin, blue bag
    • Item: Plastic strapping, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Plastic toy, Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre, Comment: / local charity shop
    • Item: Plastic tray (black), Container: blue-lid bin, blue bag
    • Item: Plastic tray (green), Container: blue-lid bin, blue bag
    • Item: Plastic wrapping (all), Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Polystyrene, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Polystyrene (expanded), Container: black sack, grey bin, Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Potato peelings, Container: food caddy
    • Item: Potato starch bag, Container: black sack, grey bin, home compost bin
    • Item: Pottery, Container: grey bin, Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Power bank battery bank, Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre, Comment: / WEEE bank
    • Item: Printer toner (inkjet), Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre, Comment: Refill / recycle at selected shops and charity shops /
    • Item: Printer toner (laser), Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre, Comment: Refill / recycle at selected shops and charity shops /
    • Item: Pumpkin, Container: food caddy
    • Item: Pyrex dish, Container: grey bin, Household Waste Recycling Centre, Comment: (wrapped in newspaper) / charity shop
    • Item: Rags (e.g. old clothes), Container: textile bank
    • Item: Rat (dead), Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Razors, Container: black sack
    • Item: Rubber gloves, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Saucepans, Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Sawdust (treated), Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Sawdust (untreated), Container: green-lid bin
    • Item: Screws (metal), Container: grey bin, Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Sellotape , Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Shampoo bottles, Container: blue-lid bin, blue box
    • Item: Shoes, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Shooting clay, Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Shopping bags (plastic), Container: black sack, grey bin, Comment: / recycle at selected supermarkets
    • Item: Shredded paper, Container: blue-lid bin, blue bag
    • Item: Shredded paper (in paper sacks), Container: blue-lid bin, blue bag
    • Item: Soil (up to 2 x 25kg bags), Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Soot, Container: grey bin, Household Waste Recycling Centre, Comment: (if bagged)
    • Item: Soup cartons, Container: blue-lid bin, blue box
    • Item: Spectacles, Container: black sack, grey bin, Comment: / charity scheme via opticians
    • Item: Spray Cans (aerosols) , Container: blue-lid bin, blue box
    • Item: Stainless steel (non business items), Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Stone (up to 2 x 25kg bags), Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Strapping (plastic), Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Straw - drinking (plastic), Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Styrofoam food tray, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Sweet tin, Container: blue-lid bin, blue box
    • Item: Tablet pack (cardboard box), Container: blue-lid bin, blue bag
    • Item: Tablet pack (plastic insert/blister pack/foil), Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Takeaway - coffee cup, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Takeaway trays (plastic/non polystyrene), Container: blue-lid bin, blue bag
    • Item: Tea bags, Container: food caddy
    • Item: Tea light holder, Container: black sack, grey bin, Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Telephone, Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre, Comment: / WEEE bank
    • Item: Telephone directory, Container: blue-lid bin, blue bag
    • Item: Tetra Pak, Container: blue-lid bin, blue box
    • Item: Textiles, Container: textile bank
    • Item: Thermometer (Mercury), Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Tickets (paper/card), Container: blue-lid bin, blue bag
    • Item: Tin foil, Container: blue-lid bin
    • Item: Tissues, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Toilet roll tube, Container: blue-lid bin, blue bag
    • Item: Toothbrush, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Toothbrush Head (electric), Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Toothpaste pump, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Toothpaste tube, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Trays (wooden), Container: black sack, grey bin, Household Waste Recycling Centre, Comment: / charity shop
    • Item: Turf (large amount), Container: none, Comment: Skip or skip bag
    • Item: Turf (small amount), Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Turkey carcass/bone, Container: food caddy
    • Item: Tyres (Car - up to 4), Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Vacuum cleaner (dust), Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Varnish (tin), Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Vase (glass), Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Vegetable peelings, Container: food caddy
    • Item: Vegetarian pet bedding, Container: green-lid bin, home compost bin
    • Item: Vegware cups/containers, Container: home compost bin
    • Item: Video cassette tape, Container: black sack, grey bin, Comment: charity shop
    • Item: Wallpaper, Container: black sack, grey bin, Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Washing powder box (cardboard) , Container: blue-lid bin, blue bag
    • Item: Washing up bowl, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Water filter cartridges, Container: none, Comment: Return scheme at participating stores
    • Item: Weeds, Container: green-lid bin
    • Item: Weighing scales, Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Window envelopes, Container: blue-lid bin, blue bag
    • Item: Wine bottle (cork), Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Wine bottle (metal screw cap), Container: blue-lid bin, blue box
    • Item: Wine glass, Container: black sack, grey bin, Comment: (please wrap in newspaper)
    • Item: Wood ash, Container: green-lid bin, home compost bin
    • Item: Wooden cat litter, Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Window glass, Container: Household Waste Recycling Centre
    • Item: Wrapping paper (plain), Container: blue-lid bin, blue bag
    • Item: Wrapping paper (non plain), Container: black sack, grey bin
    • Item: Yellow pages, Container: blue-lid bin, blue bag
    • Item: Yogurt pot, Container: blue-lid bin, blue bag

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Waste Categories

A

  • cat_A
    Aerosol cans (e.g. furniture polish)
    blue-lid bin / blue box
  • cat_A
    Aluminium coffee capsules
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_A
    Aluminium foil (without food contamination
    blue-lid bin
  • cat_A
    Aluminium foil tops
    blue-lid bin
  • cat_A
    Aluminium trays
    blue-lid bin / blue box
  • cat_A
    Ash (wood)
    green-lid bin / home compost bin
  • cat_A
    Ash (coal)
    black sack / grey bin

B

  • cat_B
    Baking tins/trays
    Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_B
    Bags (plastic)
    black sack / grey bin / recycle at selected supermarkets
  • cat_B
    Bamboo container
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_B
    Bark
    green-lid bin
  • cat_B
    Battery (household - watch, hearing aid, AAA, etc.)
    battery bag
  • cat_B
    Battery (car, van)
    Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_B
    Bed
    Household Waste Recycling Centre / furniture charity shop
  • cat_B
    Bed sheets
    black sack / grey bin / local charity shop
  • cat_B
    Bedding (pets)
    green-lid bin
  • cat_B
    Beer bottle top
    blue-lid bin / blue bag
  • cat_B
    Beer glass
    black sack / grey bin (wrap in newspaper)
  • cat_B
    Beer keg
    Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_B
    Beverage cartons
    blue-lid bin / blue box
  • cat_B
    Bicycle inner tube
    black sack / grey bin / Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_B
    Bike chain
    black sack / grey bin / Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_B
    Biodegradable film
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_B
    Biodegradable plastic
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_B
    Birthday cards
    blue-lid bin / blue bag
  • cat_B
    Biscuit container (plastic)
    blue-lid bin / blue bag
  • cat_B
    Biscuit tin
    blue-lid bin / blue box
  • cat_B
    Black plastic tray
    blue-lid bin / blue bag
  • cat_B
    Blinds
    Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_B
    Blister packs (for tablets)
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_B
    Bones (chicken, turkey, fish, etc.)
    food caddy
  • cat_B
    Book
    textile bank / charity shop
  • cat_B
    Bottle (glass)
    blue-lid bin / blue box
  • cat_B
    Bottle lid (plastic)
    blue-lid bin / blue box
  • cat_B
    Branches
    green-lid bin
  • cat_B
    Brita water filter
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_B
    Brown plastic jar
    blue-lid bin / blue bag
  • cat_B
    Bubble wrap
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_B
    Bulky waste
    Bulky waste
  • cat_B
    Butane gas cartridge
    Household Waste Recycling Centre

C

  • cat_C
    Cake boards
    black sack / grey bin / reuse
  • cat_C
    Camping stove - methylated spirit
    Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_C
    Camping gas bottle
    Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_C
    Candle stubs
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_C
    Cans - food/drink (including cat/dog food)
    blue-lid bin / blue box
  • cat_C
    Car tyres (up to 4)
    Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_C
    Cards (plain) / Cardboard
    blue-lid bin / blue bag
  • cat_C
    Cards (non plain)
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_C
    Carpet
    Bulky waste / Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_C
    Carrier bags (paper)
    blue-lid bin / blue bag
  • cat_C
    Carrier bags (With 1 to 5 recycling triangle)
    blue-lid bin / recycle at selected supermarkets
  • cat_C
    Cassette tape/cassette case
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_C
    Cast iron
    Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_C
    Cat food/dog food
    food caddy
  • cat_C
    Cat food (pouch)
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_C
    Cat litter
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_C
    CD
    textile bank / charity shop
  • cat_C
    Cellophane
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_C
    Champagne flute
    black sack / grey bin (wrap in newspaper)
  • cat_C
    Chemicals (small quantities)
    Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_C
    Chicken carcass
    food caddy
  • cat_C
    Christmas decorations (tinsel, baubles, etc.)
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_C
    Christmas tree
    green-lid bin / Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_C
    Christmas wrapping paper (plain)
    blue-lid bin / blue box
  • cat_C
    Christmas wrapping paper (non plain - shiny gloss, sparkles, fancy bows, etc.)
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_C
    Cigarette lighters (empty)
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_C
    Cling film
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_C
    Clothes
    textile bank / charity shop
  • cat_C
    Coat hanger (metal)
    black sack / grey bin / Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_C
    Coat hanger (plastic)
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_C
    Coffee capsule (plastic)
    blue-lid bin / blue bag
  • cat_C
    Coffee cup (take away)
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_C
    Coffee disc/pod (e.g. Tassimo) remove film
    blue-lid bin / blue bag
  • cat_C
    Coffee grounds
    food caddy / home compost bin
  • cat_C
    Compost (small amounts from plant pots)
    green-lid bin
  • cat_C
    Compostable magazine wrapper
    black sack / grey bin / home compost bin
  • cat_C
    Compostable packaging
    black sack / grey bin / home compost bin
  • cat_C
    Computer (inc. monitor)
    Bulky waste / Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_C
    Contact lens
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_C
    Contact lenses - plastic case
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_C
    Cooking oil
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_C
    Cork
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_C
    Cork metal holder (from fizzy wine)
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_C
    Cotton buds/cotton wool
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_C
    Crab shell
    food caddy
  • cat_C
    Credit card (cut up)
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_C
    Crisp packet
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_C
    Crockery
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_C
    Curtain Rail (plastic or wooden)
    Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_C
    Cutlery
    black sack / grey bin / Household Waste Recycling Centre

D

  • cat_D
    Dental floss dispenser
    blue-lid bin / blue box
  • cat_D
    Deodorant (glass bottle with roller ball)
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_D
    Dog poo
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_D
    Drinking glass
    black sack / grey bin (wrap in newspaper)
  • cat_D
    Drinking straws
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_D
    Drinks cartons
    blue-lid bin / blue box
  • cat_D
    Duvet
    Household Waste Recycling Centre / charity shop
  • cat_D
    DVD cases
    black sack / grey bin

E

  • cat_E
    Electrical cable
    black sack / grey bin / Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_E
    Electrical item - large
    Bulky waste / Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_E
    Electrical item - small
    Bulky waste / Household Waste Recycling Centre / charity shop
  • cat_E
    Envelopes (with and without windows)
    blue-lid bin / blue bag
  • cat_E
    Envelopes (padded)
    black sack / grey bin / reuse
  • cat_E
    Egg box (cardboard)
    blue-lid bin / blue bag
  • cat_E
    Egg box (plastic)
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_E
    Egg shells
    food caddy
  • cat_E
    Exercise bike
    Bulky waste / Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_E
    Expanded polystyrene
    black sack / grey bin / Household Waste Recycling Centre

F

  • cat_F
    Facial wipes
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_F
    Fat - cooking (lard block)
    food caddy
  • cat_F
    Foil (inc. milk bottle lids)
    blue-lid bin
  • cat_F
    Foil trays
    blue-lid bin / blue box
  • cat_F
    Flower pot/tray (black plastic)
    blue-lid bin / blue box
  • cat_F
    Flowers
    green-lid bin
  • cat_F
    Fluorescent tubes
    Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_F
    Fridge/freezer
    Bulky waste / Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_F
    Fruit skin/peel/stone
    food caddy
  • cat_F
    Fruit punnet
    blue-lid bin / blue box

G

  • cat_G
    Garden waste
    green-lid bin
  • cat_G
    Gas bottle
    Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_G
    Glass (broken)
    black sack / blue-lid bin / blue bag / blue box / Bulky waste / food caddy / green-lid bin / grey bin / home compost bin (Broken glass should not be placed in the recycling containers. Loose broken glass placed in black sacks can cause serious injuries to the public and to our collection crews. Please wrap up broken glass securely in a newspaper or taped cardboard box and make sure that any broken glass is fully covered to prevent injuries.)
  • cat_G
    Glass bottles/jars
    blue-lid bin / blue box
  • cat_G
    Glass window
    Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_G
    Grass cuttings
    green-lid bin

H

  • cat_H
    HDPE net (fruit and vegetable net)
    black sack / grey bin / Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_H
    HDPE containers (milk bottles, shampoo bottles, ice cream containers)
    blue-lid bin / blue box
  • cat_H
    HDPE plastic bags (With 1 to 5 recycling triangle)
    blue-lid bin / supermarket
  • cat_H
    Hedge trimmings
    green-lid bin
  • cat_H
    Hose pipe
    Household Waste Recycling Centre

I

  • cat_I
    Ice cream container (plastic)
    blue-lid bin / blue bag
  • cat_I
    Ink cartridge (printer)
    Household Waste Recycling Centre / refill / recycle at selected shops and charity shops
  • cat_I
    Iron
    Household Waste Recycling Centre

J

  • cat_J
    Jar lids (metal)
    blue-lid bin / blue box
  • cat_J
    Jars (glass)
    blue-lid bin / blue box
  • cat_J
    Jiffy bag
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_J
    Juice cartons
    blue-lid bin / blue box
  • cat_J
    Junk mail
    blue-lid bin / blue bag
  • cat_J
    Jute bags
    textile bank / charity shop

K

  • cat_K
    Keg (beer)
    Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_K
    Kettle
    Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_K
    Keys (metal)
    black sack / grey bin / Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_K
    Kitchen roll
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_K
    Kitchen roll with cardboard tube
    blue-lid bin / blue bag
  • cat_K
    Kitchen roll with food residue
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_K
    Kitchen towel
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_K
    Kitchen towel cardboard tube
    blue-lid bin / blue bag
  • cat_K
    Kitchen towel with food residue
    black sack / blue-lid bin / blue bag / blue box / Bulky waste / food caddy / green-lid bin / grey bin
  • cat_K
    Knitting needles
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_K
    Knives
    black sack / grey bin / Household Waste Recycling Centre

L

  • cat_L
    Laundry basket
    Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_L
    Leaves
    green-lid bin / home compost bin / Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_L
    Lever arch file
    black sack / grey bin / Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_L
    Light bulbs (energy saving)
    Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_L
    Light bulbs (fluorescent tubes)
    Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_L
    Light bulbs (halogen)
    black sack / grey bin / Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_L
    Light bulbs (old standard type)
    black sack / grey bin / Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_L
    Lipstick/lipsalve tubes
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_L
    Lithium ion batteries
    Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_L
    Lobster shell
    food caddy
  • cat_L
    Long life cartons
    blue-lid bin / blue bag
  • cat_L
    Low density polyethylene (plastic film)
    black sack / grey bin / Household Waste Recycling Centre / selected supermarkets
  • cat_L
    Loyalty card (plastic)
    black sack / grey bin

M

  • cat_M
    Make-up wipes
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_M
    Mail order catalogue
    blue-lid bin / blue bag
  • cat_M
    Magazine wrapper (potato starch)
    black sack / grey bin / home compost bin
  • cat_M
    Magazines
    blue-lid bin / blue bag
  • cat_M
    Margarine
    food caddy
  • cat_M
    Margarine tub
    blue-lid bin / blue bag
  • cat_M
    Melamine
    Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_M
    Methylated spirits
    Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_M
    Methylated spirits (camping stove)
    Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_M
    Mattress
    Bulky waste / Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_M
    Mattress topper (memory foam)
    Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_M
    Meat
    food caddy
  • cat_M
    Metal (non business items)
    Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_M
    Metal screw cap (e.g. wine bottle)
    blue-lid bin / blue bag
  • cat_M
    Meat tray - (With 1 to 5 recycling triangle)
    blue-lid bin
  • cat_M
    Microwave popcorn bag
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_M
    Milk bottle tops - foil
    blue-lid bin
  • cat_M
    Milk bottle tops - plastic
    blue-lid bin / blue bag
  • cat_M
    Milk bottles - Carton
    blue-lid bin / blue bag
  • cat_M
    Mirror
    Household Waste Recycling Centre / charity shop
  • cat_M
    Mobile phone
    Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_M
    Mushroom plastic container
    blue-lid bin / blue bag
  • cat_M
    Mussel shells
    food caddy

N

  • cat_N
    Nail brush
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_N
    Nails (human)
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_N
    Nails (metal)
    black sack / grey bin / Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_N
    Nappies
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_N
    Negatives (photographs)
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_N
    Newspaper
    blue-lid bin / blue bag
  • cat_N
    Nutshells
    food caddy

O

  • cat_O
    Oil (car/engine)
    Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_O
    Oil (cooking)
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_O
    Oven tray
    Household Waste Recycling Centre

P

  • cat_P
    Paint cans
    Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_P
    Paint (still usable)
    Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_P
    Pans
    Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_P
    Parcel tape
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_P
    Paper bags (remove any cellophane windows)
    blue-lid bin / blue bag
  • cat_P
    Paper mache
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_P
    Paper plates
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_P
    Paper serviettes
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_P
    Parrot cage waste
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_P
    Pen
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_P
    Pencil
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_P
    Pet food - foil pouch
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_P
    Pets - bedding
    green-lid bin
  • cat_P
    Phone
    Household Waste Recycling Centre / local charity shop
  • cat_P
    Photographs
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_P
    Pillow
    black sack / grey bin / local charity shop
  • cat_P
    Pillow (foam)
    black sack / grey bin / local charity shop
  • cat_P
    Pistachio shells
    food caddy
  • cat_P
    Pizza Boxes (Cardboard)
    blue-lid bin / blue bag
  • cat_P
    Plant pot (plastic)
    blue-lid bin / blue bag
  • cat_P
    Plants
    green-lid bin
  • cat_P
    Plasterboard (up to 50kg)
    Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_P
    Plastic bags - (With 1 to 5 recycling triangle)
    blue-lid bin / recycle at selected supermarkets
  • cat_P
    Plastic bottles (inc. plastic caps)
    blue-lid bin / blue bag
  • cat_P
    Plastic container
    blue-lid bin / blue bag
  • cat_P
    Plastic container (mushroom box)
    blue-lid bin / blue bag
  • cat_P
    Plastic lid from food container
    blue-lid bin / blue bag
  • cat_P
    Plastic strapping
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_P
    Plastic toy
    Household Waste Recycling Centre / local charity shop
  • cat_P
    Plastic tray (black)
    blue-lid bin / blue bag
  • cat_P
    Plastic tray (green)
    blue-lid bin / blue bag
  • cat_P
    Plastic wrapping (all)
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_P
    Polystyrene
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_P
    Polystyrene (expanded)
    black sack / grey bin / Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_P
    Potato peelings
    food caddy
  • cat_P
    Potato starch bag
    black sack / grey bin / home compost bin
  • cat_P
    Pottery
    grey bin / Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_P
    Power bank battery bank
    Household Waste Recycling Centre / WEEE bank
  • cat_P
    Printer toner (inkjet)
    Household Waste Recycling Centre Refill / recycle at selected shops and charity shops /
  • cat_P
    Printer toner (laser)
    Household Waste Recycling Centre Refill / recycle at selected shops and charity shops /
  • cat_P
    Pumpkin
    food caddy
  • cat_P
    Pyrex dish
    grey bin / Household Waste Recycling Centre (wrapped in newspaper) / charity shop

R

  • cat_R
    Rags (e.g. old clothes)
    textile bank
  • cat_R
    Rat (dead)
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_R
    Razors
    black sack
  • cat_R
    Rubber gloves
    black sack / grey bin

S

  • cat_S
    Saucepans
    Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_S
    Sawdust (treated)
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_S
    Sawdust (untreated)
    green-lid bin
  • cat_S
    Screws (metal)
    grey bin / Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_S
    Sellotape
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_S
    Shampoo bottles
    blue-lid bin / blue box
  • cat_S
    Shoes
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_S
    Shooting clay
    Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_S
    Shopping bags (plastic)
    black sack / grey bin / recycle at selected supermarkets
  • cat_S
    Shredded paper
    blue-lid bin / blue bag
  • cat_S
    Shredded paper (in paper sacks)
    blue-lid bin / blue bag
  • cat_S
    Soil (up to 2 x 25kg bags)
    Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_S
    Soot
    grey bin / Household Waste Recycling Centre (if bagged)
  • cat_S
    Soup cartons
    blue-lid bin / blue box
  • cat_S
    Spectacles
    black sack / grey bin / charity scheme via opticians
  • cat_S
    Spray Cans (aerosols)
    blue-lid bin / blue box
  • cat_S
    Stainless steel (non business items)
    Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_S
    Stone (up to 2 x 25kg bags)
    Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_S
    Strapping (plastic)
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_S
    Straw - drinking (plastic)
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_S
    Styrofoam food tray
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_S
    Sweet tin
    blue-lid bin / blue box

T

  • cat_T
    Tablet pack (cardboard box)
    blue-lid bin / blue bag
  • cat_T
    Tablet pack (plastic insert/blister pack/foil)
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_T
    Takeaway - coffee cup
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_T
    Takeaway trays (plastic/non polystyrene)
    blue-lid bin / blue bag
  • cat_T
    Tea bags
    food caddy
  • cat_T
    Tea light holder
    black sack / grey bin / Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_T
    Telephone
    Household Waste Recycling Centre / WEEE bank
  • cat_T
    Telephone directory
    blue-lid bin / blue bag
  • cat_T
    Tetra Pak
    blue-lid bin / blue box
  • cat_T
    Textiles
    textile bank
  • cat_T
    Thermometer (Mercury)
    Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_T
    Tickets (paper/card)
    blue-lid bin / blue bag
  • cat_T
    Tin foil
    blue-lid bin
  • cat_T
    Tissues
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_T
    Toilet roll tube
    blue-lid bin / blue bag
  • cat_T
    Toothbrush
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_T
    Toothbrush Head (electric)
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_T
    Toothpaste pump
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_T
    Toothpaste tube
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_T
    Trays (wooden)
    black sack / grey bin / Household Waste Recycling Centre / charity shop
  • cat_T
    Turf (large amount)
    Skip or skip bag
  • cat_T
    Turf (small amount)
    Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_T
    Turkey carcass/bone
    food caddy
  • cat_T
    Tyres (Car - up to 4)
    Household Waste Recycling Centre

V

  • cat_V
    Vacuum cleaner (dust)
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_V
    Varnish (tin)
    Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_V
    Vase (glass)
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_V
    Vegetable peelings
    food caddy
  • cat_V
    Vegetarian pet bedding
    green-lid bin / home compost bin
  • cat_V
    Vegware cups/containers
    home compost bin
  • cat_V
    Video cassette tape
    black sack / grey bin charity shop

W

  • cat_W
    Wallpaper
    black sack / grey bin / Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_W
    Washing powder box (cardboard)
    blue-lid bin / blue bag
  • cat_W
    Washing up bowl
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_W
    Water filter cartridges
    Return scheme at participating stores
  • cat_W
    Weeds
    green-lid bin
  • cat_W
    Weighing scales
    Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_W
    Window envelopes
    blue-lid bin / blue bag
  • cat_W
    Wine bottle (cork)
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_W
    Wine bottle (metal screw cap)
    blue-lid bin / blue box
  • cat_W
    Wine glass
    black sack / grey bin (please wrap in newspaper)
  • cat_W
    Wood ash
    green-lid bin / home compost bin
  • cat_W
    Wooden cat litter
    black sack / grey bin
  • cat_W
    Window glass
    Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • cat_W
    Wrapping paper (plain)
    blue-lid bin / blue bag
  • cat_W
    Wrapping paper (non plain)
    black sack / grey bin

Y

  • cat_Y
    Yellow pages
    blue-lid bin / blue bag
  • cat_Y
    Yogurt pot
    blue-lid bin / blue bag

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