Recycling and rubbish

Paper and cardboard

See below for lists of paper and cardboard items you can or can't recycle

What you can't recycle

You can't put this paper and cardboard in your recycling container - it must go in the same bin as your rubbish:

  • soiled paper or tissue 
  • wallpaper 
  • waxed paper 
  • foil-backed card or paper 
  • card with padding or bubble wrap.
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