What goes in my bins?

Blue bin

Yes No

Glass (but not window glass or pyrex)

Card and cardboard; from cardboard boxes to plain greetings cards (no glitter etc) & corrugated card 

Plastic bottles & the lids

Clean yoghurt pots

Clean margarine or butter tubs

Large plastic ice cream tubs

Plastic fruit punnets and food trays

Clean plastic ready meal trays

Plastic washing tablet containers

Food and drink cans; please rinse cans first

Aluminium foil (clean and free of food waste)

Empty aerosols

Cartons, such as juice cartons and milk cartons

Food waste

Plastic/carrier bags

Black bin bags

Nappies

Polystyrene

Plastics, such as; plastic film, DVD / CD cases, coat hangers, children's toys, garden furniture etc.

Brown bin

Yes No

Grass cuttings

Leaves

Shrubs

Weeds and bedding plants

Hedge trimmings and prunings less than 1" (25mm) diameter

Rubble

Soil

Fruit and veg peelings

Food waste

Wood

Green bin

Use the green bin for non-recyclable household rubbish. 

If you don't have a green bin and use sacks, please note the limit is 2 green sacks.