What you can put in your green bin

Newspapers and magazines

Junk mail and envelopes


Telephone directories (including Yellow Pages)

Books (remove hardback covers first)

Plastic bottles (including pop, milk, cleaning etc)

Drinks cans, food tins and empty aerosol cans

Please remember to rinse your plastic bottles and cans and place all items loosely in your green bin or green liner if you do not have wheeled bins (not in any other bags)

What you can’t put in your green bin


Yoghurt pots, margarine tubs, plastic trays and polystyrene

Plastic carriers and film


Beverage cartons


Clothing and textiles

Food waste

Garden waste and wood