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Recycling - blue bins and boxes

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The collection of recycling - blue bins

What goes in the blue box/bin: Image depicting Blue bin/box
Blue bin/box and contents
(contents are recycled)

  • Paper (inc. shredded paper)
  • Tins and cans
  • Cardboard
  • Drinks cartons
  • Tin foil and foil trays
  • Magazines and newspapers
  • Aerosols
  • Plastic bottles and containers (any hard plastic packaging, including pots, tubs and trays)

What stays out: 

  • Glass
  • Textiles
  • Carrier/black bags
  • Disposable nappies
  • Cling film
  • Polystyrene
  • Crisp and sweet packets

To order additional blue bins see 'Ordering additional bins' under 'See also' (Right). 

Please note

  • Glass bottles and jars can be recycled at one of our bring bank sites across the district, see right for a list of locations. They can also be recycled at both Alkerton and Ardley waste and recycling centres
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