A to Z of rubbish and recycling

Q to Z

Razor blades - wrap well and put in your rubbish bin.

Rubble - you can take small quantities of soil and rubble to the Reuse and Recycling Centre.

Shredded paper - should not be put into the green bin as it can clog the machines we use to recycle. Please put your shredded paper in a compost bin or the brown bin.

Spectacles - you can take these to the Reuse and Recycling Centre or find a charity that will reuse them such as vision aid.

Takeaway food containers - you can recycle plastic and aluminium containers, just rinse and put in your green recycling box.

Tea bags (or tea leaves) - Compost at home or put in your food waste caddy.

Tetra packs - put these in your green recycling box (they'll be made into items like football shirts, pens, coffee cups, etc).

Textile and shoe recycling - will be collected every week when placed in an tied carrier or clear bag next to the recycling bin/box. You can also take these to a charity shop or the Reuse and Recycling Centre.

Timber and wood - you can take this to the Reuse and Recycling Centre.

Tins - for biscuits and sweets - just put them in your green recycling box.

Toys - you can donate these to charity shops. One or two small broken items can go in the brown rubbish bin, large toys should go to the Reuse and Recycling Centre.

Wallpaper and coverings - we can only recycle non-vinyl wallpaper or wall coverings without a bactericide coating.

Yogurt pots - put these in your recycling box.

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