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Blue bin (plastic, cans, glass)

The blue bin is for your plastics, cans and glass recycling. 

View information on how to order a replacement bin.


Things that should go in your blue bin:

  • plastic bottles - including clear drinks containers, HDPE milk containers, detergent, shampoo and cleaning product bottles (including lids)
  • plastic pots, tubs and trays - yoghurt, soup, dairy, meat, snacks (including lids; remove film lids and absorbent pads from meat trays)
  • glass bottles and containers - including drinks bottles, condiment bottles, jars (including lids)
  • steel and aluminium tins and cans 
  • clean aluminium foil and foil trays
  • empty aerosol cans.

If you are unsure about your plastic items, it is easy to see whether something is recyclable by checking the number stamped onto it. Anything with a number 1, 2 or 5 within the recycling triangle should go into your blue bin.


Things you cannot put in your blue bin:

  • paper and card - these should go in your brown bin 
  • plastic carrier bags
  • plastic film, wrappings, bubble wrap
  • polystyrene packaging
  • food
  • nappies, wet wipes, tissues   
  • crockery, pans, cutlery
  • glass panes, pyrex glass, drinking glass
  • waxed food and drink cartons.

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