Two green boxes and a food recycling bin
Sort your items in the green boxes so our crews can safely and easily sort them into the different sections on our vehicles.
Green box 1
Use one of your boxes for the items below:
|Glass bottles and jars
Keep glass bottles and jars separate from paper in the box
NO broken glass, drinking glasses, window or oven proof glass.
Rinse all jars and bottles.
Keep paper separate from glass bottles and jars in the box
Remove plastic windows from envelopes.
|Clothes, shoes, towels, sheets, blankets, curtains in bags (not black sacks or charity bags).
NO stuffed toys, duvets, pillows or quilts.
|Small electrical items
||NO larger than the green box.
These can be put out next to your recycling containers.
|Household batteries||In a plastic bag.|
Green box 2
Use your other green box for these items:
|Food and drink cans,
Mix cans, foil and aerosols with plastic bottles, tubs and trays.
NO pet food pouches, crisp packets or sweet wrappers.
Mix plastic bottles, tubs and trays with cans, foil and aerosols.
NO black plastic, flower pots, toys, carrier bags, pet food pouches, crisp packets, cling film,
Rinse all food packaging.
Keep cardboard and cartons separate from cans, foil, aerosols and plastics.
NO takeaway packaging.
Cut down or flatten large cardboard boxes so they fit in the green box or take them to a Sort It recycling centre.
Put extra cardboard out next to the box
Food recycling bin
|You can use your food recycling bin for:
Use a plastic carrier bag to line your food containers to help keep them clean.
Do not use these containers for:
Look at the black bin section for items that cannot be recycledIs there anything wrong with this page?