Green Wastesavers Box

Green recycling boxes are collected weekly with the blue recycling box.

What can I put in the green box?

  • Plastic packaging
  • Glass bottles & jars
  • Food and drink cans
  • Foil and foil trays
  • Metal and plastic lids
  • Aerosols (must be empty)
  • Small metal items (eg saucepans & cutlery)

What can't I put in the green box?

  • Plastic bags
  • Bin bags
  • Other types of plastic (bubble wrap, cellophane, cling film, crisp packets)
  • Polystyrene
  • Hard plastics
  • Cardboard
  • Food cartons

Tips for using the green box

  • Please wash and squash cans and tins
  • Rinse glass bottles and jars and put lids in separately
  • Wash and squash plastic bottles