Green waste is biodegradable waste. Green waste can include:
- Grass cuttings
- Flower & flower cuttings
- Hedge trimmings
- Food waste no packaging or food containers.
- Weeds must be clean of any excess soil or dirt
- Plants that are not in pots and have been cleaned of excess soil & dirt.
General Household Waste suitable for landfill. General household waste includes:
- Nappies and sanitary products (bagged for health reasons)
- Soft plastics such as chip packets
- Food scraps or expired food
- Non-reusable clothes, linen and shoes
- Small household batteries
- Boxes and polystyrene packaging
- Broken/unwanted ceramics, light bulbs, mirrored glass or drinking glasses
- Kitty litter
- Recyclable, biodegradable or reusable bags
- Broken/unrepairable toys
- Non-reusable pens, pencils, rubber bands, pencil sharpeners (and other stationery items).
Note: -You can not put Bricks, Concrete, Soil in General Household Waste bins:
Building Site Waste excluding any toxic or hazardous chemicals. Building waste examples:
- Nails & other building materials
- Electrical wiring
- Rebar (short for reinforcing bar)
- Tree stumps
- Building rubble
- Wood either damaged or unused off cuts
Recyclable Waste suitable for recycling plants. Examples of recyclable waste:
- Paper such as newspapers, paper shredding, paper offcuts, etc.
- Metal such as steel, aluminium, copper and brass.
- Plastic bottles, packaging, moulded plastics etc.
- Car batteries – always place car batteries on top of the bin