What materials can I put in my brown bin or hessian sacks?
Food & Drinks Cans
Including – Steel cans, aluminium cans, loose steel lids from bottles and jars. These should be rinsed out but not crushed.
Including – Cardboard boxes, cardboard food packaging, cardboard egg cartons, toilet/kitchen rolls and greetings cards. These should be flattened.
Including – all types and colours except Pyrex, drinking glasses and window glass. Jars and bottles should be rinsed, lids can be left on. Glass should not be smashed or broken.
Newspapers & Magazines
Including – Newspapers, magazines, junk mail, office paper, envelopes, paper bags, wrapping paper (Sellotape and other sticky tape should be removed), catalogues, telephone directories and Yellow Pages.
Including – All plastic drinks bottles such as juice, water, milk and cordials. Shampoo bottles and household cleaner bottles such as bleach, fabric softener, washing liquid etc. Bottles should be emptied and rinsed but please do not squash, you can put the tops back on.
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