What goes in each bin

Black Bin

Our staff are working hard to deliver a normal bin service, even with reduced staffing levels. All rounds are currently being completed on schedule.

Items allowed in your black bin include:

  • Plastic Bottles
  • Plastic Pots, Tubs and Trays
  • Glass Bottles and Jars
  • Tins, Cans and Foil
  • Metal Aerosols (empty)
  • Tetra packs

Items not allowed in you black bin include:

  • General Waste
  • Plastic Bags and Film
  • Window Glass, Drinking Glasses or Pyrex*
  • Crockery*
  • Lightbulbs*
  • Paint Tins*

*These items can all be taken to a household waste recycling centre. Older style light bulbs can be placed in your pink-lid bin with household waste but energy saving lightbulbs and fluorescent tubes should be taken to a recycling centre.