Blue: Paper and Cardboard

Paper and cardboard bins are only supplied where large quantities of paper are produced. If not available, use the orange Dry Mixed Recycling bin.

Yes please  No thanks
  • Cardboard (corrugated, cereal boxes, non-plastic coated packaging)
  • Paper (newspapers, office paper, magazines, sticky notes)
  • Envelopes (including window envelopes)
  • Newspapers
  • Books, catalogues and journals
  • Disposable hot drinks cups
  • Plastic coated cardboard (e.g. noodle pots, takeaway food boxes, etc)
  • Paper towels
  • Glitter cards/wrapping paper
  • Electrical equipment
  • Batteries
  • Bubble wrap
  • Crisp packets
  • Sweet wrappers
  • Polystyrene
  • Hard and rigid plastics (window frames, pipes, drums)            
  • Containers with food residues
  • Hazardous waste (paint tins or bleach bottles)
  • Padded envelopes
  • Aluminium foil
  • Sandwich boxes (cardboard/cellophane mix)
  • Glass 
  • Aerosols and gas canisters
  • Paint, varnish and glue
  • Printer cartridges