What can be recycled

Follow the top tips below to ensure you are recycling your materials properly

  • Ensure all items are clean and dry, and don’t contain any food or drink residue. 
  • Save space by flattening cans, cartons, plastics and cardboard. 
  • Remove any plastic windows from cardboard boxes.
  • Please place items loose in your bin, do not pack the into one container.

Material

Paper

Materials Recovery Facility (MRF)

Newspapers
Magazines
Catalogues
Brochures
Envelopes
Greetings cards 
Shredded paper
Office paper
Junk mail

Aerosols

Materials Recovery Facility (MRF)

Deodorant cans
Hairspray cans
Air freshener cans

Cartons

Materials Recovery Facility (MRF)

Pure juice cartons
Milk cartons
Soup cartons
Chopped tomato cartons

Foil

Materials Recovery Facility (MRF)

Pie and bun cases
Milk bottle tops
Takeaway trays

Food and Drinks Cans

Materials Recovery Facility (MRF)

Baked bean tins
Pet food tins
Soup tins
Fizzy drinks cans 
Beer cans
Biscuit/sweet tins

Plastics Bottles, Pots, Tubs & Trays

Materials Recovery Facility (MRF)

Fizzy juice bottles
Water bottles
Milk bottles
Butter tubs
Fruit cartons
Yoghurt pots
Cold meat trays

Cardboard

Materials Recovery Facility (MRF)

Corrugated cardboard
Frozen and dry food boxes
Cardboard tubes
Brown paper