Green Recycling Box - what can i recycle? -

You can recycle:

  • plastic bottles (HDPE, PET and PVC) - including lids
  • steel and aluminium cans
  • steel and aluminium aerosols
  • aluminium foil
  • glass bottles and jars (clear or coloured) - including lids
  • food and drink cartons - including poly, foil and wax lined Tetra Packs
  • plastic food trays
  • margarine tubs
  • yogurt pots
  • takeaway boxes and foil trays can be recycled but must be clean and without grease

Sorry - we can't recycle these things yet:

  • biscuits, crisps and sweet wrappers
  • polystyrene (but if it was used for packaging, try to reuse it)
  • disposable coffee cups (but the lid and sleeve can be recycled in your green bin)
  • salad bags
  • cling film
  • plastic bags and bin liners
  • carpets, pillows and duvets
  • garden waste
  • food waste
  • nappies
  • toothpaste tubes
  • pet food pouches (Brown bin)
  • light bulbs and fluorescent tubes
  • other glass or mirrors such as plate glass
You can check our A to Z of rubbish and recycling to see if you can put these things in your rubbish bin or take them to the Reuse and Recycle Centre.

Please your box out for collection at the boundary of your property before 6am on the day of collection.

Not sure what to do with an item?

Use RecycleNow to find a place to recycle your item: RecycleNow.