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Recycling in flats and high density estates

Some flats and high density housing estates do not have enough space for kerbside recycling collections. Residents in these properties can recycle their waste at communal bins close to their homes.

What to put in your communal bins

Paper recycling bin

Information about paper recycling bins
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Paper
Cardboard
Newspaper
Magazines
Telephone directories
Catalogues
Junk mail
Envelopes

Tissues
Paper towels
Kitchen roll

 

 

Glass recycling bin

Please rinse all glass before putting it out for collection.

Information about glass recycling bins
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Glass bottles
Jars

 

 

Drinking glasses
Vases
Bowls
Window glass
Light bulbs
Pyrex

 Food waste recycling bin

Information about food recycling bins
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Cooked and uncooked food
Meat
Fish
Bones

Garden waste
Cut flowers

 

 Plastic and can recycling bin

Information about plastic and can recycling bins
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Plastic bottles including milk, drink and shampoo bottles
Food containers including yoghurt pots, margarine tubs and plastic cups
Non-black food trays
Punnets
Foil trays and containers
Food tins
Drink cans

 

 

 

Plastic bags, including carrier bags, bread bags and frozen food bags
Plastic film
Cling film
Wrappers, including sweet and biscuit wrappers and crisp packets
Paper backed foil, for example, foil pouches
Bubble wrap
CD and DVD cases,
Polystyrene
Toys and other hard plastic
Plant pots
Spray paint
Gas canisters
Aerosols

 

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