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