What goes in my bins and more about domestic collections

Blue lidded bin - recycling

Caddy (inside the blue lidded bin) - recycling

caddyUse this caddy for the following:

  • Paper (including newspapers and magazines)
  • Catalogues, directories and yellow pages
  • Junk mail
  • Cardboard (excluding dirty or greasy card such as takeaway pizza boxes)

More about the recycling service

We cannot empty the blue lidded bin or the caddy if they contain unsuitable items for recycling


Download recycling bin and caddy leaflet (PDF)


Red bag

red bag Use this bag for the following:

  • Clothes
  • Textiles
  • Shoes

More about textile/shoe collections

Brown bin - garden waste

brown bin - smaller web imageUse this bin for the following:

  • Grass cuttings
  • Flowers and plants
  • Hedge clippings and tree prunings
  • Leaves and bark
  • Twigs and small branches
  • Annual weeds

More about the garden waste service

Existing residents with a garden waste bin: join our new scheme

We cannot empty the brown bin if it contains unsuitable items for a brown bin

Black bin - refuse

black bin

Use this bin for the following:

  • Non-recyclable and non-compostable waste

More about the refuse service

We cannot empty the black bin if it contains unsuitable items for a black bin

Plastic bag (such as unwanted carrier bag)

Use a plastic bag for:

  • Household batteries

More about battery collections

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