Two green boxes and a food recycling bin
Make sure that similar items are grouped together in the same box.
Green box 1
Use one of your boxes for the items below:
|Glass bottles and jars
||NO broken glass, drinking
glasses, window or oven proof
||Remove plastic windows from
Put shredded paper in a plastic
|Clothes, shoes, towels, sheets,
blankets, curtains in bags (not
black sacks or charity bags).
NO stuffed toys, duvets, pillows
|Small electrical items
||NO larger than the green box.
These can be put out next to your
|Household batteries||In a plastic bag.|
Green box 2
Use your other green box for these items:
|Food and drink cans,
NO pet food pouches, crisp
packets or sweet wrappers.
|NO black plastic, flower pots,
toys, carrier bags, pet food
pouches, crisp packets, cling film,
polystyrene or foam.
|Cut down or flatten large
cardboard boxes or take them to
the Sort It recycling centre.
NO takeaway packaging.
NO glitter or polystyrene.
Important information about cardboard
You can put extra cardboard next to your box. It is important that you cut and flatten large boxes so they are no bigger than the green box.
Food recycling bin
Use a plastic carrier bag to line your food containers to help keep them clean.
|You can use your food recycling bin for:
Do not use these containers for:
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