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 A to Z of reusing, recycling and waste disposal

Find your nearest recycling sites and brings sites

What can I put into my green bin?

Tick the box to display all items that you can put in your green bin  
  • Sample imageKettle

    If your kettle still works, please donate it to your local charity shop or re-use organisation.

    You can recycle your kettle by taking it to your nearest bring site that has a WEEEbank (see W for a list of sites) or to your nearest recycling site, where you can put it in the small waste electrical container.  The metal and plastic will be recycled into new products.

  • Sample imageKitchen Foil

    Please see aluminium foil

  • Sample imageKitchen Roll

    Try to always use kitchen roll made from recycled paper.

    Used kitchen roll can be added to your compost bin/heap where it will rot down to produce compost for the garden. 

    The cardboard inner tube can be reycled by putting it in your green recycling bin. It will recycled into new cardboard products.

  • Sample imageKnives

    You can recycle your old, unwanted knives by taking them to your nearest recycling site and putting them in the scrap metal container.