Weekly mixed recycling bin
Put recycling in your bin loose, not bagged. It's easier and cheaper to sort them out afterwards, and recycling companies know that bags can often hide non-recyclables, so may reject loads with plastic bags in. Why is it OK to put plastic bags in food waste but not in the green recycling bin?
If you have too much recycling for your bin you can leave it next to your bin in a labelled, clear bag and we will take it, like this:
Large pieces of cardboard, such as packaging from a new TV, can be left next to your bin and we will take it.
Quick guide to recycling
Why can't shredded paper be recycled in your green recycling bin?
It's because shredded paper gets easily clogged around moving parts of the recycling sorting machines, causing damage and expense.
- Recycling out and about
- Can I have an extra bin?
- Help for the disabled or elderly
- What happens to my recycling?
- Learn more about recycling and waste