Card and Plastic recycling must be placed in separate clear recycling bags.

Flatten the card so more can fit in the bag. 
Large cardboard boxes should be flattened and placed next to your clear recycling bags.

Card and plastic recycling must be placed in separate bags.

Items we collect:

  • Paper
  • Plain and coloured wrapping paper
  • Newspapers
  • Magazines
  • Catalogues
  • Brochures
  • Comics
  • Junk mail
  • Yellow page/directories
  • Cereal packets
  • Tea packets
  • Cardboard boxes, flattened*
  • Food boxes (not foil backed or waxed)
  • Egg boxes
  • Brown paper (in card bag)
  • Wrapping paper (paper-based in card bag)
  • Brown envelopes
  • Washing powder boxes
  • Dishwasher tablet boxes
  • Cleaning product boxes
  • kitchen/toilet cardboard tube
  • Greeting cards
  • Cigarette packets (with the foil removed)
  • Envelopes (Please remove plastic window if applicable)

Items we do not collect:

  • Used tissue
  • Used kitchen roll
  • Wallpaper
  • Waxed paper
  • Waxed card
  • Wrapping paper (foil or plastic)
  • PE coated paper and cardboard 
  • Cardboard contaminated with leftover food such as greasy pizza boxes
  • Tetra Paks
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Page last reviewed: 10 April 2024