Information about Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Maintaining the safety of everyone in the district is our top priority and we're working with our partner organisations to closely monitor developments.

Information about how we're responding and the latest guidance for the North West of England

What goes in each bin?

Grey recycling bin (paper and cardboard)

Things that you can put in your grey bin (or aqua sack) are:

  • Newspapers
  • Magazines/brochures
  • Catalogues
  • Office paper/envelopes
  • Junk mail
  • Telephone books/yellow pages
  • Cardboard
  • Greetings cards
  • Shredded paper

Things that you can’t put in your grey bin (or aqua sack) are:

  • Jiffy bags
  • Foil or plastic backed paper
  • Tetra paks
  • Wallpaper 
  • Textiles - clothing, bedding, shoes, curtains
  • Any household waste

Order a grey bin