There are many items that can be recycled.

Don't forget! Tissues are not recyclable so please do not put them in your recycling bin - this is particularly important at the moment. Tissues should be bagged a put in your rubbish bin.


blue lid recycling binRecyclable items can be grouped into the following categories which should give you a good guide;

  • Mixed paper and card (no tissues or kitchen roll please)

  • Glass bottles and jars

  • Aluminium and steel cans

  • Plastic bottle and pots tubs and trays (but not plastic bags or wrapping)

It is important that the contents of your recycling bin are;

  • Clean - remember to empty all contents from bottles, jars and cans

  • Dry - no wet paper or card please!

  • Loose - please do not bag items in your bin

Food waste, textiles and small electrical items(including batteries) can be recycled but should not be put in your recycling bin. Please use the separate collection services available for these materials.

If you are unsure what to do with an item you can use the recycling search tool.

If you are a keen recycler and need an additional recycling bin please contact our Customer Services team (01932 838383) and they will be able to advise you.