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Food waste

Detail on how to recycle food waste

We can only compost...

  • all uneaten food and plate scrapings
  • tea bags and coffee grounds
  • out of date or mouldy food
  • raw and cooked meat, including bones
  • raw and cooked fish, including bones
  • dairy products such as cheese
  • eggs and egg shells
  • rice, pasta and beans
  • baked goods such as bread, cakes and pastries
  • fruit and vegetables including raw and cooked vegetables and peelings


  • remove all food from its packaging
  • make sure your caddy liners meet the EN13432 standard and show the compostable "seed" logo

We can't compost...

  • non food products including nappies
  • packaging of any kind
  • liquids such as milk - these may leak causing spillages