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Recycling bin

Your recycling bin has a yellow lid and is emptied every second week (on the opposite week to your garden organics bin).

If you’re unsure which week your recycling bin is emptied, use our search tool to check. Or you can get a free Waste and Recycling Collection Calendar from us by:

What goes in your recycling bin

Items you can include: Don't include these items:
Yes Aluminium cans, clean aluminium foil and pie trays No CDs or DVDs
Yes Cardboard boxes, cereal boxes and clean pizza boxes, milk and juice cartons No Food waste
Yes Empty plastic bottles and containers marked with the recycling symbols 1, 2, 4 and 7 No Gas cylinders
Yes Empty steel cans and aerosol cans No Motor oil or motor oil containers
Yes Glass bottles and jars (remove lid) No Nappies
Yes Paper, magazines, newspapers, telephone books and envelopes No Needles
  No Plastic packaging, food wrappers or cling film
  No Polystyrene (including meat trays and foam trays)
  No Plastic bags
  No Video or cassette tapes
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