Recycling is collected every two weeks. The recycling bins with a blue lid should be put out by 6.30am on your collection day.
If you need a bin with a blue lid you can order a bin online.
What can and cannot go in the (blue-lidded) recycling bin
- Dry paper
- Dry cardboard
- Metal tins/cans
- Some plastic items - bottles, trays, pots, tubs
- Glass bottles and jars
- Plastic bags, cellophane and polystyrene
- Black bin bags/bin liners
- Food and drink cartons
- Tissues and wipes
- Greasy pizza boxes
- Coffee cups
- Plant pots
Cardboard that won’t fit into your bin should be flattened and tied in a bundle. Please leave this next to your bin. To keep it dry, you can put it in a clear bag (not a black or coloured bag). Put any cardboard stained/dirty with foodstuffs, grease, paint or dirt in your rubbish bin, this cannot be recycled.
Some items that can’t go in your recycling or rubbish bin can be taken to a community recycling centre (the tip).
You can report a missed collection online.
Find out what happens to your recycling.
Recycling terms and conditions.