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Bin collections

Light grey bin - glass, cans and plastics

The following items can be put in your light grey recycling bin:

  • mixed plastics - rinsed out clear and coloured drinks bottles, mineral water bottles, squash bottles, detergent bottles, bleach and cleaning fluid bottles, shampoo bottles, trays, pots and tubs (please rinse out to avoid contamination)
  • metals including cans, aluminium foil and trays, tins and aerosols (please rinse out cans and tins to avoid contamination)
  • glass jars and bottles - please remove lids and rinse out (lids can be put in the bin loose)
  • Pringles crisps containers

Do not put plastic bags in your recycling bins.

The following items cannot be put in your light grey recycling bin:

  • ceramics
  • light bulbs
  • mirrors
  • Pyrex including jugs and dishes
  • window panes
  • glass cups, plates, drinking glasses
  • polystyrene
  • Tetrapak cartons - please put in your household black/green bin
  • Paint tins – please take to local waste and recycling centre or request a special uplift