Blue Wastesavers Box

Blue boxes are collected weekly along with your green recycling box.

What can I put in the blue box?

  • Paper
  • Directories (including the Yellow Pages)
  • Greeting cards & wrapping paper (except foil based wrapping paper)
  • Mobile phones
  • Printer cartridges
  • Textiles & shoes
  • Small electrical items

What can't I put in the blue box?

  • Food cartons
  • Duvets & pillows
  • Kitchen / toilet roll
  • Borken glass
  • Cooking oil and household waste
  • Wet textiles & shoes
  • Batteries

Tips for using your blue box

  • Keep paper dry
  • Squash shredded paper in bags so it does not blow away
  • Keep textiles dry and tie pairs of shoes together so they can be sorted for reuse
  • Keep mobile phones dry so they can be sorted for reuse