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

210 items found
  • Aerosol tins

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your red lidded bin or sack. Please make sure they are completely empty.

    This will be 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 Tins and Cans container.
    image of the sign for Tins and Cans containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

    Some

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

  • Air freshener (aerosol)

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your red lidded bin or sack. Please make sure they are empty.

    This will be 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 Tins and Cans container.
    image of the sign for Tins and Cans containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

    Some

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

  • Aluminium foil

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your red lidded bin or sack. Please clean foil placed in the red bin is sent for reprocessing and recycling. Dirty foil should be put in the non-recyclable bin.

    This will be sent for reprocessing and recycling.


    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. Dirty foil only

    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 Tins and Cans container.
    image of the sign for Tins and Cans containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Aluminium trays

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your red lidded bin or sack. Please remove food and other dirt from any foil packaging or trays. Dirty trays with grease or food that cannot be removed should be put in the non-recyclable bin.

    This will be sent for reprocessing and recycling.


    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. Dirty trays with grease or food that cannot be removed should be put in the 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.

  • Animal waste

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in your non-recyclable bin.

    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.

  • Asbestos

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    Please check at the HWRC for special instructions regarding asbestos, car or lead-acid batteries, tyres, gas cylinders or other pressurised containers.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

    Contact a commercial waste management company

  • Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in your non-recyclable bin. Ensure ash is cold

    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.

  • Baby wipes

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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.

  • Baking tray

    Charity shop

    If the item is in good condition there may be charity shops in your area that would be happy to take it.


    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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 Scrap Metal container.
    image of the sign for Scrap Metal containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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.

  • Batteries (household)

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Household Batteries container.
    image of the sign for Household Batteries containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Biscuit tins (metal)

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your red lidded bin or sack.

    This will be 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 Scrap Metal container.
    image of the sign for Scrap Metal containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Blister packs

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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.

  • Bottle tops

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your red lidded bin or sack. Please keep lid on bottle (wash, squash and replace lid before recycling).

    This will be 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.

  • Bricks

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Soil and Rubble container.
    image of the sign for Soil and Rubble containers

    Please remove wood, metal, wires, glass and plastics.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Brochures

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your blue lidded bin or sack. Please remove any plastic wrapping.

    This will be 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.

  • Bubble wrap

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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.

  • Buckets (plastic)

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it 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.

  • Butter tubs

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your red lidded bin or sack. Please make sure they are empty, clean and if possible, squashed.

    This will be 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.

  • Car battery

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Car Batteries container.
    image of the sign for Car Batteries containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Cardboard, cardboard boxes and packaging

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your blue lidded bin or sack. Please flatten the cardboard.

    This will be 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 Paper and Cardboard container.
    image of the sign for Paper and Cardboard containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Carpets

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Large or Bulky Residual Waste container.
    image of the sign for Large or Bulky Residual Waste containers

    Sent for sorting and processing

    This will be sent for further sorting with a percentage going to landfill.

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

  • Carrier bags

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in your non-recyclable bin.

    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.

    Check local supermarkets

  • Cartons (eg Tetra Pak)

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your red lidded bin or sack.

    This will be 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.

  • Cartridges for printers

    We do not accept this type of waste

    Return to the manufacturer or supplier. Some charities will accept them too.

  • Cat litter

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in your non-recyclable bin.

    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.

  • Charity shop

    If the item is in good condition there may be charity shops in your area that would be happy to take it.


    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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.

  • Cereal boxes

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your blue lidded bin or sack. Please flatten the cardboard before putting it in the bin.

    This will be 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 Paper and Cardboard container.
    image of the sign for Paper and Cardboard containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Cleaning product bottle (plastic)

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your red lidded bin or sack. Please make sure they are empty and clean.

    This will be 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 Plastic Bottles container.
    image of the sign for Plastic Bottles containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Cling film

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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.

  • Clinical waste

    We do not accept this type of waste

    Please contact the NHS for advice on disposal.

  • Clothes

    Charity shop

    If the item is in good condition there may be charity shops in your area that would be happy to take it.


    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Textiles container.
    image of the sign for Textiles containers

    Please tie shoes together to keep in pairs.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

    Textile recycling points

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

  • Coat hangers - Metal

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in your non-recyclable bin. Waste in this container will not be recycled.

    It will be processed at the EcoDeco plant, 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 Scrap Metal container.
    image of the sign for Scrap Metal containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Coat Hangers - plastic

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in your non-recyclable bin.


    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.

  • Coffee cups (disposable)

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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.

  • 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

  • Coffee machine pods

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in your non-recyclable bin.

    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.

    Some may be recyclable via the manufacturer.

  • Computers

    Charity shop

    If the item is in good condition there may be charity shops in your area that would be happy to take it.


    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Electrical container.
    image of the sign for Electrical containers

    Please ensure all data is wiped.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • 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

  • Cooking oil

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Cooking Oil container.
    image of the sign for Cooking Oil containers

    Stranraer or Newton Stewart only.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Cosmetic bottles (glass)

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Glass container.
    image of the sign for Glass containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

    Glass recycling points (make sure they are empty and clean)

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

  • Cosmetic bottles (plastic)

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your red lidded bin or sack. Please make sure they are empty and clean.

    This will be 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 Plastic Bottles container.
    image of the sign for Plastic Bottles containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Crisp bags

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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.

    Recycle through a TerraCycle collection point: https://www.terracycle.com/en-GB/brigades/crisppacket

  • Crisp tubes

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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.

    Recycle through a TerraCycle collection point: https://www.terracycle.com/en-GB/brigades/crisppacket

  • Dead flowers or plants

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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 Garden waste container.
    image of the sign for Garden waste containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

    Home composting

  • Deodorant can

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your red lidded bin or sack. Please make sure they are empty.

    This will be 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 Tins and Cans container.
    image of the sign for Tins and Cans containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Detergent bottles

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your red lidded bin or sack.

    This will be 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 Garden waste container.
    image of the sign for Garden waste containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Dog waste

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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.

  • Drainage pipes

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Large or Bulky Residual Waste container.
    image of the sign for Large or Bulky Residual Waste containers

    Sent for sorting and processing

    This will be sent for further sorting with a percentage going to landfill.

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

  • Drinking glasses

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in your non-recyclable bin.

    This waste will be separated at the EcoDeco plant and Extracts glass and stone for further processing into aggregates


    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.

  • Drinks cans

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your red lidded bin or sack. Please make sure they are empty, clean and if possible, squashed.

    This will be 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 Tins and Cans container.
    image of the sign for Tins and Cans containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Drinks carton

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your red lidded bin or sack.

    This will be 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.

  • Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in your non-recyclable bin. Cannot be accepted in textile banks.

    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 Large or Bulky Residual Waste container.
    image of the sign for Large or Bulky Residual Waste containers

    Sent for sorting and processing

    This will be sent for further sorting with a percentage going to landfill.

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

  • Charity shop

    If the item is in good condition there may be charity shops in your area that would be happy to take it.


    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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.

  • Egg boxes

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your blue lidded bin or sack.

    This will be 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 Paper and Cardboard container.
    image of the sign for Paper and Cardboard containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • 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.

  • Electricals

    Charity shop

    If the item is in good condition there may be charity shops in your area that would be happy to take it.


    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Electrical container.
    image of the sign for Electrical containers

    Please ensure all data is wiped.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Energy saving light bulbs

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Fluorescent Tube container.
    image of the sign for Fluorescent Tube containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Envelopes (including windows)

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your blue lidded bin or sack.

    This will be 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 Paper and Cardboard container.
    image of the sign for Paper and Cardboard containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Face wipes

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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.

  • Fibreglass

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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.

  • Fireworks

    We do not accept this type of waste

    Contact commercial waste management firm.

  • Fish and chip boxes

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in your non-recyclable bin. The grease from the food makes these materials non-recyclable

    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.

  • 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

  • Flares

    We do not accept this type of waste

    Please contact your local coastguard for advice on disposal of flares.

  • Fluorescent tubes

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Fluorescent Tube container.
    image of the sign for Fluorescent Tube containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Food bags (poly)

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in your non-recyclable bin.

    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.

    Check with your local supermarket for polythene bag recycling containers

  • Food tins

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your red lidded bin or sack.

    This will be 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 Tins and Cans container.
    image of the sign for Tins and Cans containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Food trays (plastic, not polystyrene)

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your red lidded bin or sack.

    This will be 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.

  • Food trays (polystyrene)

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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.

  • 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

  • Fridges and freezers

    Charity shop

    If the item is in good condition there may be charity shops in your area that would be happy to take it.


    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Electrical container.
    image of the sign for Electrical containers

    Please ensure all data is wiped.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

    Bulky Uplift Phone 030 33 33 3000 to book

  • 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)

  • Furniture

    Charity shop

    If the item is in good condition there may be charity shops in your area that would be happy to take it.


    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Large or Bulky Residual Waste container.
    image of the sign for Large or Bulky Residual Waste containers

    Sent for sorting and processing

    This will be sent for further sorting with a percentage going to landfill.

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

    Bulky Uplift Phone 030 33 33 3000 to book

  • Furniture polish can

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your red lidded bin or sack.

    This will be 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 Tins and Cans container.
    image of the sign for Tins and Cans containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Garden waste (organic)

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Garden waste container.
    image of the sign for Garden waste containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

    Compost at home if possible. Remove contaminants including plastic sacks, stones, plant pots and fencing material. Sent for reprocessing and recycling

  • Gas cylinders

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Gas Bottles container.
    image of the sign for Gas Bottles containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Glass (bottles and jars)

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Glass container.
    image of the sign for Glass containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

    You can recycle glass bottles and jars at a local Recycling Point. No need to separate colours, just rinse, remove tops and pop them in the bin.

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

    Recycling Points

  • Glass panes

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Large or Bulky Residual Waste container.
    image of the sign for Large or Bulky Residual Waste containers

    Sent for sorting and processing

    This will be sent for further sorting with a percentage going to landfill.

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

  • Greeting cards (containing glitter)

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in your non-recyclable bin.


    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.

  • Greeting cards (without glitter)

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your blue lidded bin or sack.

    This will be 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 Paper and Cardboard container.
    image of the sign for Paper and Cardboard containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Grey bags

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in your non-recyclable bin.

    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.

  • Grey plastic trays          

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your red lidded bin or sack. Please make sure they are empty, clean and if possible, squashed.

    This will be 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.

  • Hairspray (aerosol)

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your red lidded bin or sack.

    This will be 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 Tins and Cans container.
    image of the sign for Tins and Cans containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Hand wash bottle

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your red lidded bin or sack.

    This will be 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 Plastic Bottles container.
    image of the sign for Plastic Bottles containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Hardback books

    Charity shop

    If the item is in good condition there may be charity shops in your area that would be happy to take it.


    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in your non-recyclable bin.


    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it 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.

  • Hardcore

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Soil and Rubble container.
    image of the sign for Soil and Rubble containers

    Please remove wood, metal, wires, glass and plastics.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Hazardous chemicals

    We do not accept this type of waste

    Contact waste management organisations to arrange disposal.

  • Helium gas bottles and cylinders

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    Please check at the HWRC for special instructions regarding asbestos, car or lead-acid batteries, tyres, gas cylinders or other pressurised containers.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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.

    Local pharmacies can recycle inhalers

  • Ink cartridges

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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.

    Can be returned to the manufacturer or supplier

  • Jam jar lids

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your red lidded bin or sack.

    This will be 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 Glass container.
    image of the sign for Glass containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

    You can recycle glass bottles and jars at a local Recycling Point. No need to separate colours, just rinse, remove tops and pop them in the bin.

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

  • Japanese knotweed

    We do not accept this type of waste

    Contact a specialist waste management contractor for this specific plant disposal.

  • Jewellery

    Charity shop

    If the item is in good condition there may be charity shops in your area that would be happy to take it.


    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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.

  • Jiffy bags

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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.

  • Junk mail

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your blue lidded bin or sack.

    This will be 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 Paper and Cardboard container.
    image of the sign for Paper and Cardboard containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Kitchen paper towels

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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.

  • Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in your non-recyclable bin. Please wrap items thoroughly if disposing of in your non-recyclables bin


    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

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

    This waste goes in the Scrap Metal container.
    image of the sign for Scrap Metal containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Laminated paper

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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.

  • Large tubes

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Large or Bulky Residual Waste container.
    image of the sign for Large or Bulky Residual Waste containers

    Sent for sorting and processing

    This will be sent for further sorting with a percentage going to landfill.

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

  • Laundry basket

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Large or Bulky Residual Waste container.
    image of the sign for Large or Bulky Residual Waste containers

    Sent for sorting and processing

    This will be sent for further sorting with a percentage going to landfill.

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

  • Lead acid batteries

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    Please check at the HWRC for special instructions regarding asbestos, car or lead-acid batteries, tyres, gas cylinders or other pressurised containers.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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 Garden waste container.
    image of the sign for Garden waste containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

    Home composting

  • Light bulbs (energy saving)

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Fluorescent Tube container.
    image of the sign for Fluorescent Tube containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Light bulbs (filament) 

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it 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.

  • Magazines

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your blue lidded bin or sack.

    This will be 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 Paper and Cardboard container.
    image of the sign for Paper and Cardboard containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • 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.

  • Meat trays (metal)

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Scrap Metal container.
    image of the sign for Scrap Metal containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Medicines

    We do not accept this type of waste

    Return to your local pharmacy.

  • Metallic wrapping paper

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in your non-recyclable bin. Consider buying non-metallic wrapping paper in future.

    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.

  • Metals

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Scrap Metal container.
    image of the sign for Scrap Metal containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Milk bottles (plastic)

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your red lidded bin or sack.

    This will be 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 Plastic Bottles container.
    image of the sign for Plastic Bottles containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Mobile phones

    Charity shop

    If the item is in good condition there may be charity shops in your area that would be happy to take it.


    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Electrical container.
    image of the sign for Electrical containers

    Please ensure all data is wiped.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Nappies (disposable)

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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.

  • Needles

    We do not accept this type of waste

    NHS accepts needles and your prescribing pharmacist should supply a sharp safe Bin or needle exchange.

  • Newspapers

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your blue lidded bin or sack.

    This will be 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 Paper and Cardboard container.
    image of the sign for Paper and Cardboard containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Oil containers (plastic)

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your red lidded bin or sack.

    This will be 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 Plastic Bottles container.
    image of the sign for Plastic Bottles containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Ointment creams or medicine tubes (metal/plastic)

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in your non-recyclable bin.


    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.

  • Padded envelopes

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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.

  • Paint / Paint tins

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in your non-recyclable bin. Pots must be empty or any remaining paint dried out before depositing. To dry water-based paint, leave the lid off so the paint goes hard. For oil-based paint, mix with sawdust or cat litter first, then leave to dry before disposal.

    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 Large or Bulky Residual Waste container.
    image of the sign for Large or Bulky Residual Waste containers

    Sent for sorting and processing

    This will be sent for further sorting with a percentage going to landfill.

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

  • Painted paper or card

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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.

  • Charity shop

    If the item is in good condition there may be charity shops in your area that would be happy to take it.


    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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 Scrap Metal container.
    image of the sign for Scrap Metal containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your blue lidded bin or sack.

    This will be 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 Paper and Cardboard container.
    image of the sign for Paper and Cardboard containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Paper napkins

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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.

  • Paperback books

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your blue lidded bin or sack.

    This will be 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 Paper and Cardboard container.
    image of the sign for Paper and Cardboard containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

    If the item is in good condition there may be charity shops in your area that would be happy to take it.

  • Pesticides

    We do not accept this type of waste

    Follow manufacturer instructions.

  • 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.

  • Pet food pouches

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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.

  • Phone books

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your blue lidded bin or sack.

    This will be 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 Paper and Cardboard container.
    image of the sign for Paper and Cardboard containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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.

  • Pill and Tablet blister packs

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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.

  • Pill and Tablet bottles (plastic)

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your red lidded bin or sack.

    This will be 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 Plastic Bottles container.
    image of the sign for Plastic Bottles containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in your non-recyclable bin. Cannot be accepted in textile banks

    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.

  • Pills and Tablets

    We do not accept this type of waste

    Return to your pharmacy.

  • Pizza boxes

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in your non-recyclable bin. The grease from the food makes these materials non-recyclable (clean cardboard can be placed in your blue-lidded 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.

  • Plant pots (ceramic)

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Soil and Rubble container.
    image of the sign for Soil and Rubble containers

    Please remove wood, metal, wires, glass and plastics.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Plant pots (plastic)

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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.

  • Plasterboard

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Large or Bulky Residual Waste container.
    image of the sign for Large or Bulky Residual Waste containers

    Sent for sorting and processing

    This will be sent for further sorting with a percentage going to landfill.

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

  • Plastic bottle caps or lids

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your red lidded bin or sack.

    This will be 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.

  • Plastic bottles

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your red lidded bin or sack.

    This will be 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.

  • Plastic carrier bags

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it 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.

    Check with your supermarket if they accept them

  • Plastic cups (disposable)

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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.

  • Plastic netting

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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.

  • Plastic straws

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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.

  • Plastic trays

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your red lidded bin or sack.

    This will be 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 Large or Bulky Residual Waste container.
    image of the sign for Large or Bulky Residual Waste containers

    Sent for sorting and processing

    This will be sent for further sorting with a percentage going to landfill.

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

  • Plastic tubes

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it 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.

  • Plastic tubs

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your red lidded bin or sack.

    This will be 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 Large or Bulky Residual Waste container.
    image of the sign for Large or Bulky Residual Waste containers

    Sent for sorting and processing

    This will be sent for further sorting with a percentage going to landfill.

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

  • Plastic wrapping or film

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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.

  • Polystyrene

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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.

  • Polystyrene expanded (EPS)

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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.

  • Pressurised containers (includes gas bottles such as LPG and camping gas, fire extinguishers only)

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    Please check at the HWRC for special instructions regarding asbestos, car or lead-acid batteries, tyres, gas cylinders or other pressurised containers.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Pyrex glass

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in your non-recyclable bin.


    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.

  • Rags (clean)

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Textiles container.
    image of the sign for Textiles containers

    Please tie shoes together to keep in pairs.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

    Textile recycling points

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

  • Ragwort

    We do not accept this type of waste

    Contact a specialist waste management contractor for this specific plant disposal.

  • Rechargeable batteries

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Household Batteries container.
    image of the sign for Household Batteries containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Recyclable material that is contaminated

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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.

  • Rubble

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Soil and Rubble container.
    image of the sign for Soil and Rubble containers

    Please remove wood, metal, wires, glass and plastics.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Sandwich packets

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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.

  • Sanitary products

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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.

  • Sauce bottles (glass)

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Glass container.
    image of the sign for Glass containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

    Glass recycling points

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

    Recycling Points

  • Sauce bottles (plastic)

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your red lidded bin or sack.

    This will be 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 Plastic Bottles container.
    image of the sign for Plastic Bottles containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Scrap metal

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Scrap Metal container.
    image of the sign for Scrap Metal containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Shampoo bottles

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your red lidded bin or sack.

    This will be 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 Plastic Bottles container.
    image of the sign for Plastic Bottles containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Sheet glass

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in your non-recyclable bin. Cannot currently be recycled through our services

    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 Large or Bulky Residual Waste container.
    image of the sign for Large or Bulky Residual Waste containers

    Sent for sorting and processing

    This will be sent for further sorting with a percentage going to landfill.

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

  • Shoes

    Charity shop

    If the item is in good condition there may be charity shops in your area that would be happy to take it.


    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Textiles container.
    image of the sign for Textiles containers

    Please tie shoes together to keep in pairs.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

    Textile recycling points

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

  • Shredded paper

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your blue lidded bin or sack.

    This will be 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.

  • Small electrical appliances

    Charity shop

    If the item is in good condition there may be charity shops in your area that would be happy to take it.


    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Electrical container.
    image of the sign for Electrical containers

    Please ensure all data is wiped.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Smoke alarms

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Electrical container.
    image of the sign for Electrical containers

    Please ensure all data is wiped.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Soft plastic tubes (such as toothpaste)

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in your non-recyclable bin.


    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.

  • Soil

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Soil and Rubble container.
    image of the sign for Soil and Rubble containers

    Please remove wood, metal, wires, glass and plastics.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Spectacles

    Charity shop

    If the item is in good condition there may be charity shops in your area that would be happy to take it.


    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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.

    Return to prescribing optician

  • Stone

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Soil and Rubble container.
    image of the sign for Soil and Rubble containers

    Please remove wood, metal, wires, glass and plastics.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Straws (plastic /paper)

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in your non-recyclable bin. Cannot currently be recycled through our services

    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.

  • Sweet packets (plastic)

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in your non-recyclable bin. Cannot currently be recycled through our services

    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.

    Alternatively recycle at a TerraCycle collection point: https://www.terracycle.com/en-GB/brigades/confectionery

  • Sweet tin (metal)

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your red lidded bin or sack.

    This will be 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.

  • Sweet tin (plastic)

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your red lidded bin or sack.

    This will be 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 Plastic Bottles container.
    image of the sign for Plastic Bottles containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Syringes

    We do not accept this type of waste

    NHS accepts them and your prescriBing pharmacist should supply a sharp safe Bin or needle exchange.

  • 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.

  • Textiles

    Charity shop

    If the item is in good condition there may be charity shops in your area that would be happy to take it.


    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Textiles container.
    image of the sign for Textiles containers

    Please tie shoes together to keep in pairs.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

    Textile recycling points

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

  • Tin foil

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your red lidded bin or sack.

    This will be 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.

  • Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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.

  • Toilet roll tubes

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your blue lidded bin or sack.

    This will be 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 Paper and Cardboard container.
    image of the sign for Paper and Cardboard containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Toner

    We do not accept this type of waste

    Can be returned to the manufacturer or supplier.

  • Toothbrushes

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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.

    Alternatively recycle at a TerraCycle collection point: https://www.terracycle.com/en-GB/brigades/colgate-uk

  • Toothpaste tubes

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in your non-recyclable bin.

    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.

  • Charity shop

    If the item is in good condition there may be charity shops in your area that would be happy to take it.


    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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.

  • Turf

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Soil and Rubble container.
    image of the sign for Soil and Rubble containers

    Please remove wood, metal, wires, glass and plastics.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Tyres

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    Please check at the HWRC for special instructions regarding asbestos, car or lead-acid batteries, tyres, gas cylinders or other pressurised containers.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • 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.

  • Underlay

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Large or Bulky Residual Waste container.
    image of the sign for Large or Bulky Residual Waste containers

    Sent for sorting and processing

    This will be sent for further sorting with a percentage going to landfill.

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

  • Vegetable oil

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Cooking Oil container.
    image of the sign for Cooking Oil containers

    Stranraer or Newton Stewart only.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

    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

  • Video cases

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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.

  • Video tapes

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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.

  • Vinyl flooring

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Large or Bulky Residual Waste container.
    image of the sign for Large or Bulky Residual Waste containers

    Sent for sorting and processing

    This will be sent for further sorting with a percentage going to landfill.

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

  • Wallpaper

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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.

  • Water filters

    We do not accept this type of waste

    Can be returned to manufacturer to be recycled.

  • Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in your non-recyclable bin.

    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 Soil and Rubble container.
    image of the sign for Soil and Rubble containers

    Please remove wood, metal, wires, glass and plastics.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Wet wipes

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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.

  • White Bin bags

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in 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.

    Check if your supermarket has a plastic bag recycling collection.

  • Windowpanes

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Large or Bulky Residual Waste container.
    image of the sign for Large or Bulky Residual Waste containers

    Sent for sorting and processing

    This will be sent for further sorting with a percentage going to landfill.

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

  • Wood

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Wood and Timber container.
    image of the sign for Wood and Timber containers

    Please remove felt or plastics.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Wooden flooring

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Wood and Timber container.
    image of the sign for Wood and Timber containers

    Please remove felt or plastics.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Wool

    Charity shop

    If the item is in good condition there may be charity shops in your area that would be happy to take it.


    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it 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.

  • Wrapping paper

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your blue lidded bin or sack.

    This will be 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 Paper and Cardboard container.
    image of the sign for Paper and Cardboard containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Wrapping paper (with plastic content)

    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in your non-recyclable bin. Scrunch the paper; if it unfurls it probably contains plastics. Foil and glitter wrapping paper contain microplastics and can’t be recycled.


    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.

  • Yellow Pages

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your blue lidded bin or sack.

    This will be 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 Paper and Cardboard container.
    image of the sign for Paper and Cardboard containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

  • Yoghurt pots

    This can be recycled

    You can put this item in your red lidded bin or sack.

    This will be 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 Plastic Bottles container.
    image of the sign for Plastic Bottles containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

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

DGC Fault Reporting Application | Version 2.5 | Last build 02/06/2022