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Recycling and Refuse

Green box

recycling bin-brown bin
From 30 September 2019
Your green box is for paper and cardboard recycling.
Fortnightly collection: On recycling week (alternating with refuse week), together with your recycling bin, food waste bin and batteries.

Please use this box for paper and cardboard recycling only.

What can go in the box?
Newspapers, supplements, magazines, brochures, catalogues,phone directories, leaflets & flyers
Newspapers, supplements, magazines, brochures, catalogues, phone directories, leaflets and flyers
Cardboard (eg cereal, egg and shoe boxes)

(e.g. cereal, egg and shoe boxes)
White paper (eg office paper)
White paper
(e.g. office paper)
Envelopes & greeting cards
Envelopes & greeting cards
Gift wrap (non metallic)
Gift wrap
(non metallic)
Corrugated cardboard
Corrugated cardboard
Large cardboard boxes
Large cardboard boxes

(flattened or put next to your green box)

Please remove tape where possible.
Missing a box?

If you do not have a green box, please contact us and we will arrange delivery.

Find out more

Please use a paper bag or cardboard box for shredded paper.
What cannot go in the box?
  • Plastics and cans
  • Padded envelopes
  • Food and drink cartons
  • Metallic wrapping paper
Check your collection dates calendar
What happens to all the collected paper and cardboard?
Paper and cardboard are taken to a local mill to be made into new paper and cardboard based products.

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