Green lidded recycling bin - what we can't collect

Unfortunately we cannot accept electrical items, batteries, light bulbs, sanitary waste, disposable nappies, polystyrene, black bin liners, wallpaper, jiffy bags, scrap metal duvets or pillows in the green-lidded recycling bin. Please do not place these in your recycling bin as this will result in your bin not being emptied.

Not sure what to do with something? You can find out if you can recycle it.
 

Electrical/electronic items

Batteries
DVD/VCR players
Electric shavers
Electric toothbrushes
Hairdryers/hair straighteners/curlers
Irons
Kettles/toasters/other kitchen appliances
Light bulbs
TVs

What you can do

You can take these to your nearest recycling centre, or book a Bulky household waste collection.
 

Glass that is not bottles or jars

Drinking glasses/vases
Mirror glass
Plate glass
Pyrex bowls/jugs etc
Window/windscreen glass

What you can do

Put in your black waste bin.  Please wrap any glass in paper or a double bag.
 

Scrap metal

Car parts
Ironing boards
Scrap metal

What you can do

You can take these to your nearest recycling centre.
 

Paper

Jiffy bags
Wallpaper

What you can do

Put in your black waste bin
 

Plastic-hard plastics

Toys
Washing up bowls

What you can do

You can take these to your nearest recycling centre.
 

Plastic - other plastics

Polystyrene
Cups
Packaging
Trays
Bubble wrap
Plastic film/cling film

What you can do

Put in your black waste bin
 

Sanitary waste

Disposable nappies
Incontinence waste
Sanitary waste

What you can do

Put in your black waste bin
 

Textiles and shoes

Bed linens
Clothes
Curtains
Duvets
Pillows
Shoes
Sleeping bags

What you can do

You can take these to your nearest recycling centre