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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 what can be accepted in 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 what can be accepted in 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 what can be accepted in food waste recycling bins.
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Cooked and uncooked food
Meat
Fish
Bones
Garden waste
Cut flowers

 Plastic and can recycling bin

Information about what can be accepted in 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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