Blue bin collection changes

As of 30 March, until further notice, grey and blue lid bins will be collected every two weeks on your usual grey lid bin day. Please do not leave cardboard/paper sacks out for collection and use your grey/blue lid bins instead.


Your blue lidded bin is used for recycling glass, cans and plastic

Yes please

  • Cans 
  • Food tins (bean tins, biscuit tins)
  • Aluminium foil
  • Foil trays
  • Aerosols including deodorant cans and air fresheners 
  • Glass bottles of any colour
  • Glass jars of any colour 
  • Plastic bottles
  • Solid lids on pots tubs and trays
  • Pots (yogurt, soup)
  • Tubs (margarine, ice cream)
  • Trays/punnets (raw meat or ham trays, take-away trays,fruit /veg trays) - please remove remove any plastic film
  • Chocolate and biscuit tubs and trays
  • Other clear plastic packaging
  • Plant pots - please remove plants and soil

No thanks

  • Broken glass
  • Window glass
  • Polystyrene
  • Plastic toys
  • Any other plastic

Extra recycling waste will be taken if left in an open bag next to your recycling bin or sack