Blue Wastesavers box


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

Use the blue box for:

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

Please do not put in: 

  • Food cartons
  • Duvets and pillows
  • Kitchen or toilet roll
  • Broken glass
  • Cooking oil and household waste
  • Wet textiles and 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