Which bin to use
Easy green recycling bin
Empty aerosols, clean foil, food tins and cans, glass bottles and jars, margarine tubs, yoghurt pots, fruit and mushroom punnets, plastic bottles.
Paper, junk mail, newspapers, cardboard, phone directories, magazines.
Clothes, curtains, rags, shoes, belts, handbags, underwear, towels.
Sorry we cannot take black plastic items, pizza boxes, hard plastics, sweet tubs, plastic bags and plastic film or egg boxes.
Brown compost bin
Plate scrapings, meat, bones, fish, stale bread, cakes, dairy, fruit, vegetables, tea bags, coffee grounds, cooked food and salad.
Weeds, grass, leaves, branches, pet straw, wood shavings.
Sorry we cannot take plastic bags, plastic items, turf, soil, garden rubble, stones and non - compostable waste.
Black refuse bin
Non-recyclable refuse including:
Black plastic items, egg boxes, pizza boxes, juice cartons (tetrapak), plastic bags, cellophane, plastic wrapping packets, bubble wrap, polythene, polystyrene, plant pots, sticky tape, nappies, pet waste (bagged), toys, foam packaging, coat hangers, rigid plastic items.