What goes in each bin

Black Bin

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.

Only empty dry paint tins will be accepted at the Household Waste Recycling Centres.

If you would like more information on what goes in each bin please visit the A to Z of waste