Orange: Dry Mixed Recycling

Any recyclable packaging must be free of food leftovers before it is placed into the orange bin. If this is not possible, place in grey General Waste bin.

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