Grey: General Waste

General Waste bins are to be used for any waste that is not suitable for recycling.

Yes please  No thanks
  • Paper towels
  • Polystyrene
  • Food waste
  • Containers with food residues
  • Coffee grounds and tea bags
  • Disposable hot drinks cups
  • Plastic coated cardboard (e.g. noodle pots, takeaway food boxes, etc)          
  • Paper towels
  • Glitter cards/wrapping paper
  • Crisp packets
  • Sweet wrappers
  • Polystyrene
  • Containers with food residues
  • Padded envelopes
  • Sandwich boxes (cardboard/cellophane mix)
  • Plastic bags
  • Aerosols and gas canisters
  • Paint, varnish and glue
  • Printer cartridges
  • Electrical equipment
  • Batteries
  • Hard and rigid plastics (window frames, pipes, drums)
  • Hazardous waste (paint tins or bleach bottles)