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What you can put in your bins

Recycling bin

Put these in your recycling bin

  • plastic bottles and containers
  • milk and juice containers
  • glass bottles and jars
  • paper and cardboard, including egg cartons, newspapers and food packaging
  • aluminium and steel, including aerosols, cans, wrap/foil and trays

The Get it Right on Bin Night website has a list of what you can recycle.

Don't put these in your recycling bin

  • general household waste
  • garden waste
  • plastic bags
  • trays
  • metal pots and pans
  • hard plastic toys
  • polystyrene
  • clothing or shoes
  • electrical goods
  • soft plastics

Garden waste bin

Put these in your garden waste bin

  • grass clippings
  • weeds
  • garden prunings
  • flowers
  • small branches (up to 75cm in length and 7.5cm in diameter)

Don't put these in your garden waste bin

  • general household waste
  • soil or stones
  • timber
  • building or renovation materials

Rubbish bin

These can go in your garbage bin

  • nappies
  • general household waste
  • clothing that can't be donated to a charity
  • broken glass and ceramics

All items must be bagged when put in your rubbish bin.

Don't put these in your garbage bin

  • anything that you can put in your recycling bin
  • anything that you can put in your garden waste bin
  • paint
  • hazardous materials

How else to dispose of waste

If you have items that won't go into one of your household bins, find out where else you can dispose of them. You can also find tips on how to reduce your waste for the future.

Misusing your bins

If you continue to misuse your recycling or garden waste bins, we may remove them for up to 6 months. We will give you adequate warning on what the issue is and how you can fix it. If you fail to rectify the issue, we will confiscate your bin.

If your bin is confiscated, you must contact us to get it back.

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