The A to Z of waste items and which bin they should go in
Out of date food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
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.
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.
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