What goes in each bin?

Blue recycling bin (glass, cans and plastics)

Things that you can put in your blue bin are:

  • Aerosol cans - e.g. shaving gel, polish, deodorant
  • Cans - food and drink
  • Coloured food trays
  • Foil - food trays and tin foil
  • Glass - bottles and jars
  • Plastic bottles - e.g. milk, soft drinks, water, shampoo/conditioner, detergent, washing up liquid.
  • Tubs/pots

Items must be clean, empty and have lids/tops removed.

Things that you can’t put in your blue bin are:

  • Any household waste
  • Cling film
  • Engine oil bottles
  • Plastic bags
  • Polystyrene
  • Pyrex
  • Tetra Paks
  • Window glass
  • Lighter fluid

Order a blue bin