Green bins are for general household waste.

Collections

Bins are collected every other week. Check your bin collection date.

Items allowed in your green bin

  • aerosol cans (empty)
  • biscuit or sweet tins
  • blankets, duvets, pillows
  • bread wrappers
  • carrier bags
  • CDs or DVDs
  • Christmas trees (fake)
  • clinical waste (no sharps or hazardous)
  • clothes
  • coat hangers
  • corks
  • cornstarch packaging or film
  • crisp packets
  • crockery 
  • foil
  • food waste
  • glasses (drinking)
  • handbags or belts
  • ice cream tubs
  • light bulbs
  • margarine or butter tubs
  • metal
  • microwave meal trays
  • nappies
  • ornaments
  • pet litter
  • pizza boxes (dirty or greasy)
  • plant pots
  • plastic film or packaging
  • plastic food trays
  • polystyrene
  • shoes
  • shredded paper
  • sports equipment
  • sweet wrappers
  • textiles
  • tissues
  • towels
  • toys
  • vacuum cleaner bags
  • wallpaper (used)
  • yogurt pots
  • zipper food bags

Items not allowed in your green bin