Items that can be placed in the recycling bin
Bottles from the kitchen (milk or sauce bottles), laundry (detergent) and bathroom (shampoo). Ice-cream containers. Margarine or butter containers. Yoghurt containers.
Soft drink or water bottles. Takeaway food containers (not polystyrene). Glass
Glass bottles for beer, spirits, wine or sauce.
Glass jars for spreads, coffee or other food items.
Coffee or Milo tins. Aluminium foil (clean and balled into the size of an egg). Steel
Pet food tins.
Beer bottle tops (loose). Jar lids. Paper
Paper (not shredded). Envelopes (no private details). Milk or fruit juice cartons (not silver-lined).
Glossy magazines, brochures or junk mail. Newspapers.
Wrapping paper (not foil). Cardboard
Cereal box (plastic liner removed). Egg cartons.
Greeting cards. Paper-towel tubes.
Toilet roll tubes.
Washing powder boxes.
Do NOT recycle
Food or animal waste
Soft “scrunchable” plastic or polystyrene.
Clothing, shoes, bedding or other materials.
Personal hygiene items like nappies or tissues.
Gas bottles or aerosol cans (cooking oil spray, air freshener). Electronic waste, batteries or toys. Ropes, cable or garden hose pipes.