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Grey bin

Use this bin to recycle paper, cardboard, glass, plastic bottles, pots, tubs and trays, food tins, drink cans, foil, aerosols and cartons

Only use your grey bin to recycle: glass, plastic (bottles, pots, tubs and trays) food tins, drink cans, foil, aerosols, cartons, paper and cardboard.

Remember to leave your recycling loose! Plastic bags and bin liners can't be recycled in your grey bin and can contaminate the entire collection.

We can only recycle...

Glass bottles and jars
Plastic bottles, pots, tubs and trays
Food tins, drinks cans, foil and aerosols
Food and drink cartons

We can't recycle...

  • Black plastic bottles, pots, tubs or trays
  • Plastic bags or film
  • Food waste or liquid - containers should be empty and rinsed clean
  • Polystyrene trays or packaging
  • Plastic toys or coat hangers
  • Electrical items
  • Photographs
  • Wrapping paper and cards made from foil or that contain glitter or plastic
  • Books - Books in good condition can be donated locally to a charity shop

If your grey bin is full and you have extra recycling, please put this beside your bin in a cardboard box or an open bag.