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Recycling Tips

When it comes to helping the environment, we all want to play our part. Click the images below to ensure you are placing your waste into the appropriate bin.


Remember to wash out all plastic bottles and containers, drinks and food cans and squash all plastic, cardboard, steel and aluminium containers as this allows you get more recycling into your recycling bin.

For more information on what should go into your Recycling Bin, visit

Top of opened aluminium drink can
Stack of cardboard boxes in a house
Pile of crushed empty plastic bottles and containers for recycling
Stack of folded newspapers

What Can Go In

  • Paper - newspapers and magazines
  • Cardboard - clean and dry
  • Phone books and catalogues
  • Cereal boxes
  • Steel food cans
  • Aluminium drink cans
  • Plastic bottles including milk and detergent bottles
  • Plastic containers
  • Tetra Paks
  • Juice and milk cartons

What Can't Go In

  • Glass
  • General refuse
  • Food waste
  • Green or garden waste
  • Wet waste
  • Nappies
  • Polystyrene
  • Wallpaper
  • Aeroboard
  • Plastic food wrappings