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Brown-lid bin - recyclables

What can I put in my recycle bin?

Remember to wash and squash items before recycling and separate your cardboard and paper from the rest of your recyclables.

View the Guide to recycling right for a full and comprehensive list

Main body of the bin

  • Foil
  • Tins
  • Drinks cans
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Fruit and vegetable punnets
  • Aerosols
  • Non-black plastic bottles and tubs
  • Handwash pumps
  • Milk bottles
  • Margarine tubs
  • Shampoo and conditioner bottles
  • Yoghurt pots
  • Jar and bottle lids

Container insert

  • Newspapers
  • Cardboard
  • Phone books
  • Envelopes
  • Magazines and catalogues
  • Shredded paper (wrapped in newspaper, put in a cardboard box or in a paper bag)
  • Toilet roll tubes
  • Egg boxes (cardboard)

Last updated Monday, 3rd April 2023

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