Help to meet your environmental targets through recycling

We can assist our customers with environmental targets through recycling. Our business recycling is charged as collection costs only. Recycling options include the following:

Paper and cardboard: Blue recycling bin

Blue Euro and wheelie bin

You can use your blue bin or bag to recycle the following items:

  • Paper and junk mail
  • Cardboard (all types)
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Envelopes
  • Catalogues and yellow pages
  • Corrugated packaging
  • Shoe boxes
  • Cartons (Tetra Pak)

Top tip: to maximise the capacity of your bin, break up and flatten materials where possible. Please do not use plastic bags as these cannot be recycled.

Mixed recyclables: Brown recycling bin

Brown Euro and wheelie bin

You can use your brown bin to recycle the following items:

  • Glass bottles
  • Plastic bottles, eg drink bottles (no lids)
  • Jars
  • Food cans
  • Drink cans
  • Foil and foil trays
  • Aerosols (empty)

Find out what happens to my plastic.

Bio waste: Pink lidded bin

Magenta lidded bin for bio waste

You can use your pink lidded bin to recycle the following items:

  • Grass and hedge cuttings
  • Leaves and small branches
  • Flowers and plants (no plant pots or soil)
  • Bread, cakes and pastries
  • Fruit and vegetables
  • Dairy products, eg cheese or yoghurt
  • Leftovers from your meals
  • Rice and pasta
  • Eggs and shells
  • Fish and meat - raw and cooked (including bones)
  • Tea bags and ground coffee
  • Pet food

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