The A to Z of waste items and which bin they should go in

13 items found
  • Coffee grounds

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in a food-caddy if your area has a food recycling collection. Check the collection schedule for your postcode to see if you get a food collection.

    Processed into compost


    Non-Recyclable

    You can put this item in your non-recyclable bin however it will not be recycled. It will be processed at the EcoDeco plant, then sent to a facility for energy recovery.

    This waste will be separated at the EcoDeco plant and then sent to a facility that creates land restoration material


    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    You can take this waste to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Small Non–Recyclable Waste container.
    image of the sign for Small Non–Recyclable Waste containers

    Waste in this container will not be recycled.

    It will be processed at the EcoDeco plant, then sent to a facility for energy recovery.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

    Compost at home Remove any non-food items so that it can be composted https://wastelesszerowastescotlandorguk/articles/easy-guide-to-composting-home

  • Cooked food

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in a food-caddy if your area has a food recycling collection. Check the collection schedule for your postcode to see if you get a food collection.

    Processed into compost


    Non-Recyclable

    You can put this item in your non-recyclable bin however it will not be recycled. It will be processed at the EcoDeco plant, then sent to a facility for energy recovery.

    This waste will be separated at the EcoDeco plant and then sent to a facility that creates land restoration material


    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    You can take this waste to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Small Non–Recyclable Waste container.
    image of the sign for Small Non–Recyclable Waste containers

    Waste in this container will not be recycled.

    It will be processed at the EcoDeco plant, then sent to a facility for energy recovery.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

    Compost at home Remove any non-food items so that it can be composted https://wastelesszerowastescotlandorguk/articles/easy-guide-to-composting-home

  • Egg shells

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in a food-caddy if your area has a food recycling collection. Check the collection schedule for your postcode to see if you get a food collection.

    Processed into compost


    Non-Recyclable

    You can put this item in your non-recyclable bin however it will not be recycled. It will be processed at the EcoDeco plant, then sent to a facility for energy recovery.

    This waste will be separated at the EcoDeco plant and sent for reprocessing and recycling


    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    You can take this waste to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Small Non–Recyclable Waste container.
    image of the sign for Small Non–Recyclable Waste containers

    Waste in this container will not be recycled.

    It will be processed at the EcoDeco plant, then sent to a facility for energy recovery.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Fish bones

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in a food-caddy if your area has a food recycling collection. Check the collection schedule for your postcode to see if you get a food collection.

    Processed into compost


    Non-Recyclable

    You can put this item in your non-recyclable bin however it will not be recycled. It will be processed at the EcoDeco plant, then sent to a facility for energy recovery. Remove any non-food items so that it can be processed into compost.

    This waste will be separated at the EcoDeco plant and then sent to a facility that creates land restoration material


    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    You can take this waste to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Small Non–Recyclable Waste container.
    image of the sign for Small Non–Recyclable Waste containers

    Waste in this container will not be recycled.

    It will be processed at the EcoDeco plant, then sent to a facility for energy recovery.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

    Compost at home Remove any non-food items so that it can be composted https://wastelesszerowastescotlandorguk/articles/easy-guide-to-composting-home

  • Food waste

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in a food-caddy if your area has a food recycling collection. Check the collection schedule for your postcode to see if you get a food collection.

    Processed into compost


    Non-Recyclable

    You can put this item in your non-recyclable bin however it will not be recycled. It will be processed at the EcoDeco plant, then sent to a facility for energy recovery.

    This waste will be separated at the EcoDeco plant and then sent to a facility for energy recovery


    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    You can take this waste to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Small Non–Recyclable Waste container.
    image of the sign for Small Non–Recyclable Waste containers

    Waste in this container will not be recycled.

    It will be processed at the EcoDeco plant, then sent to a facility for energy recovery.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

    Compost at home Remove any non-food items so that it can be composted https://wastelesszerowastescotlandorguk/articles/easy-guide-to-composting-home

  • Fruit peelings

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in a food-caddy if your area has a food recycling collection. Check the collection schedule for your postcode to see if you get a food collection.

    Processed into compost


    Non-Recyclable

    You can put this item in your non-recyclable bin however it will not be recycled. It will be processed at the EcoDeco plant, then sent to a facility for energy recovery. Remove any non-food items (stickers)

    This waste will be separated at the EcoDeco plant and then sent to a facility for energy recovery


    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    You can take this waste to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Small Non–Recyclable Waste container.
    image of the sign for Small Non–Recyclable Waste containers

    Waste in this container will not be recycled.

    It will be processed at the EcoDeco plant, then sent to a facility for energy recovery.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

    Consider home composting your fruit scraps and vegetable peelings, tea leaves/bags, coffee grounds and eggshells. Remove any non-food items (stickers)

  • Meat bones

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in a food-caddy if your area has a food recycling collection. Check the collection schedule for your postcode to see if you get a food collection.

    Processed into compost


    Non-Recyclable

    You can put this item in your non-recyclable bin however it will not be recycled. It will be processed at the EcoDeco plant, then sent to a facility for energy recovery.

    This waste will be separated at the EcoDeco plant and then sent to a facility for energy recovery


    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    You can take this waste to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Small Non–Recyclable Waste container.
    image of the sign for Small Non–Recyclable Waste containers

    Waste in this container will not be recycled.

    It will be processed at the EcoDeco plant, then sent to a facility for energy recovery.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Out of date food

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in a food-caddy if your area has a food recycling collection. Check the collection schedule for your postcode to see if you get a food collection.

    Processed into compost


    Non-Recyclable

    You can put this item in your non-recyclable bin however it will not be recycled. It will be processed at the EcoDeco plant, then sent to a facility for energy recovery.

    This waste will be separated at the EcoDeco plant and then sent to a facility for energy recovery


    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    You can take this waste to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Small Non–Recyclable Waste container.
    image of the sign for Small Non–Recyclable Waste containers

    Waste in this container will not be recycled.

    It will be processed at the EcoDeco plant, then sent to a facility for energy recovery.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

    Consider home composting your fruit scraps and vegetable peelings, tea leaves/bags, coffee grounds and eggshells.

  • Pet food

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in a food-caddy if your area has a food recycling collection. Check the collection schedule for your postcode to see if you get a food collection.

    Processed into compost


    Non-Recyclable

    You can put this item in your non-recyclable bin however it will not be recycled. It will be processed at the EcoDeco plant, then sent to a facility for energy recovery. If you do not have a food waste collection, use your non-recyclable bin.

    This waste will be separated at the EcoDeco plant and then sent to a facility for energy recovery


    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    You can take this waste to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Small Non–Recyclable Waste container.
    image of the sign for Small Non–Recyclable Waste containers

    Waste in this container will not be recycled.

    It will be processed at the EcoDeco plant, then sent to a facility for energy recovery.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Tea bags

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in a food-caddy if your area has a food recycling collection. Check the collection schedule for your postcode to see if you get a food collection.

    Processed into compost


    Non-Recyclable

    You can put this item in your non-recyclable bin however it will not be recycled. It will be processed at the EcoDeco plant, then sent to a facility for energy recovery.

    This waste will be separated at the EcoDeco plant and then sent to a facility that creates land restoration material


    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    You can take this waste to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Small Non–Recyclable Waste container.
    image of the sign for Small Non–Recyclable Waste containers

    Waste in this container will not be recycled.

    It will be processed at the EcoDeco plant, then sent to a facility for energy recovery.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

    Rip the teabag and add the tea grounds to your home composting. The ripped bag should be placed into the non-recyclable waste bin.

  • Uncooked food

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in a food-caddy if your area has a food recycling collection. Check the collection schedule for your postcode to see if you get a food collection.

    Processed into compost


    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    You can take this waste to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Small Non–Recyclable Waste container.
    image of the sign for Small Non–Recyclable Waste containers

    Waste in this container will not be recycled.

    It will be processed at the EcoDeco plant, then sent to a facility for energy recovery.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Vegetable peelings

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in a food-caddy if your area has a food recycling collection. Check the collection schedule for your postcode to see if you get a food collection.

    Processed into compost


    Non-Recyclable

    You can put this item in your non-recyclable bin however it will not be recycled. It will be processed at the EcoDeco plant, then sent to a facility for energy recovery. If no food waste collections

    This waste will be separated at the EcoDeco plant and then sent to a facility for energy recovery


    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    You can take this waste to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Small Non–Recyclable Waste container.
    image of the sign for Small Non–Recyclable Waste containers

    Waste in this container will not be recycled.

    It will be processed at the EcoDeco plant, then sent to a facility for energy recovery.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

    Uncooked peelings can be home composted

  • Vegetables

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in a food-caddy if your area has a food recycling collection. Check the collection schedule for your postcode to see if you get a food collection.

    Processed into compost


    Non-Recyclable

    You can put this item in your non-recyclable bin however it will not be recycled. It will be processed at the EcoDeco plant, then sent to a facility for energy recovery. If no food waste collections

    This waste will be separated at the EcoDeco plant and then sent to a facility for energy recovery


    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    You can take this waste to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Small Non–Recyclable Waste container.
    image of the sign for Small Non–Recyclable Waste containers

    Waste in this container will not be recycled.

    It will be processed at the EcoDeco plant, then sent to a facility for energy recovery.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

    Uncooked peelings can be home composted

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