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

1 item found
  • Paint / Paint tins


    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.

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