What can I put in my Black Bin?
Black Recycling Bin
Please see the information below for a trouble free collection, placing the wrong items in your black bin means your bin will be rejected and not collected until the items are removed.
We will collect extra recycling if left out next to your black bin in a clear plastic bag.
Want to see where your recycling goes? Please watch thevideo to see what happens when it gets there.
Yes please to:
|Newspapers||Bottles (including lids)||Bottles||Steel cans|
|Junk mail||Pots (i.e. yogurt pots)||Jars (including lids)||Aluminium cans|
|Cardboard boxes||Trays||Foil trays|
|Cardboard egg boxes|
No thanks to:
- Plastic bags
- Cling film
- Tissues or kitchen roll
- Dirty or greasy paper
- Crisp packets
- Soft Plastics (for example toys)
- Clothes & textiles
- Plant Pots
Make sure it's clean, dry and don't bag it
Putting the right stuff in the right bin is important. The wrong stuff is called contamination and when contaminated loads of recycling are found, it can potentially result in the whole lorry full being sent for disposable instead of recycling.
For information on what you can and can't put in your Green household waste bin see our pageWhat can I put in my Green Bin?
Last updated: 12/01/2021 10:44:13