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What you can and can't recycle and reuse

You can recycle a lot of waste but you might be confused about what to put in your containers. This information will help you make the right decision.

  • Mixed recycling

    This is plastic, paper and cardboard, glass and metal. We've broken this list down into sections showing what items you can or can't recycle

  • Food waste recycling

    From leftover or out of date food to teabags and coffee grounds, find out what you can put in your food waste recycling containers

  • Garden waste recycling

    From grass clippings and leaves to hedge trimmings, find out what you can include in your garden waste recycling bag

  • Recycling A-Z

    A to Z list of materials and how you can recycle or dispose of them best

  • Small electrical items

    Find out more about recycling your electrical goods

  • Textiles and clothes

    Find your nearest textile recycling point