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Home Resident Recycling and Waste Which container should I use?

Which container should I use?


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Find out what items you can recycle and which bin or container you should use.
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See this recycling information in British Sign Language (BSL) here.

Type of ContainerMaterials
Trolibocs (top box) or Green Bag
trolibocs

Newspaper
Office paper
Magazines
Junk mail
White/coloured envelopes
Directories
Catalogues
Greeting cards
Grey/white card
Books without spines or covers

Trolibocs (middle box) or White Bag
large-white-bag

Plastic bottles
Plastic containers and tubs
Drink cartons
TetraPaks
Food and drink cans and tins
Aerosols
Foil

No plastic bags or wrappers, no hard plastic such as toys or washing up bowls.

Please rinse out before you recycle – squash your recycling to make more space.

Trolibocs (bottom box) or Green Box
green-box

Bottles and jars
Brown cardboard
Brown envelopes
Toilet roll tubes

No broken glass – please wrap broken glass and crockery securely and put in your black bin.

Food Waste Bin
food-containers-blue

Meat
Fish
Bones
Fruit
Vegetables
Pasta
Bread
Tea bags
Kitchen paper
Pet food

No pet waste.

Battery Bag
battery-bag
Household batteries
Rechargeable batteries
Garden Waste Bag
reusablegardenbag

Grass
Leaves
Tree/shrub clippings
Weeds
Bedding plants

No general waste.

Textile Bag
crest-purple

Clean clothing
Shoes (tied in pairs)
Handbags
Belts
Sheets
Curtains
Towels

Call Crest for replacement purple bags on 01492 596783.

Small Electronics Bag
crest-pink

Any small appliances that fit in the bag such as:
Electronic toys
Laptops
Mobile phones
CD/DVD players
Consoles
Shavers
Hair dryers and straighteners

Call Crest for replacement pink bags on 01492 596783.

Refuse Bin
refusebin

Plastic bags and wrappers
Plastic film
Animal waste
Crisp packets
Polystyrene
Nappies

Please wrap broken glass and crockery securely and put it in your black bin.


If you are not sure which bin or container you should use or if you need advice on recycling, please contact the Advice Team or call 01492 575337.

Do you use a lot of nappies or incontinence products? Find out more information about our weekly Disposable Nappy and Incontinence Products Collection Service.

Needles and syringes must be taken to a needle exchange – ask your doctor if you do not have a sharps box.

If you have infectious clinical waste, please contact your community nurse to arrange a clinical waste collection by the Health Board.

 

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