Missed bin collections - Industrial Action

We apologise for the current disruption to collections due to industrial action by Unite the union. Find out the latest on the dispute and which areas we plan to collect bins from this week

What we can and cannot recycle

Commercial Recycling – Mixed material

What we can recycle:

  • glass bottles and jars
  • plastic bottles
  • food and drink cans

What we are unable to recycle:

  • margarine tubs
  • yoghurt pots
  • fruit punnets and meat trays
  • microwave meal trays
  • tetrapaks
  • plastic film

Commercial Recycling – Paper and cardboard

Any paper and cardboard can be recycled including:

  • newspapers and magazines
  • large cardboard boxes
  • Junk mail
  • envelopes
  • directories and catalogues
  • yellow pages/telephone directories
  • office paper
  • manufacturing off-cuts/scrap
  • cereal boxes/microwave meal outers
  • toilet roll/kitchen roll inners