Your bins and what goes in each one

Recycling  - What you can put in

Please see below for a list of what you can put in your recycling green bins with orange lids, and orange sacks.

Types of cardboard - please flatten or tear into smaller pieces

  • Card sleeves

  • Cardboard boxes (polystyrene removed)

  • Cereal boxes

  • Egg boxes

  • Greetings cards (without glitter)

Mixed paper

  • Brochures and leaflets
  • Junk mail and envelopes
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Telephone directories
  • Other white household paper

Plastic bottles - empty, rinsed and squashed

  • Fizzy drink and water bottles
  • Plastic detergent and shampoo bottles
  • Cleaning bottles
  • Plastic milk bottles

Tins and cans - empty and rinsed

  • Aluminium and steel cans
  • Drink cans and tins
  • Food tins and cans
  • Metal lids