Hot Tip: hot wood is no good in any bin

Remember to safely dispose of ash and charcoal this winter.If you are using a wood fire, it is important to safe...

Batteries

There are many free drop off options for batteries to make sure they are recycled.Many councils and libraries of...

No Clothing in the Green Bin! Clothing is not compostable.

Usually the phrase ‘if it grows, it can go’ applies for anything that can be added to your green bin but with an...

Christmas Which List - Naughty or Nice?

Use Vin’s handy lists for wanted (‘nice’) and unwanted (‘naughty’) bin choices over the festive season:NicePutti...

Kitchen Caddy & Green Bin Tips

1. Empty your caddy when full or every 2-3 days. You can also rinse it after each use if you wish. For a more th...

A Nappy in the recycle bin doesn't make anyone happy!

Believe it or not, dirty nappies often end up at material recycling facilities.  They cause significant and...

Coffee grounds, tea bags and leaves go in the green bin

Coffee grounds contain a good amount of the essential nutrient nitrogen as well as some potassium and phosphorus...

Could your takeaway container be composted?

Compostable containers include 100% paper, cardboard, wood, rye straw or compostable products with no lining or ...

The recycle bin is not where hoses, <br/>strapping, rope or wire go!

These items become entangled with recyclable materials and recycling machinery, causing contamination ...

What happens to the materials <br/>that go in your yellow bin for recycling?

See a short video of this process here.Once received at the Materials Recycling Facility, (MRF) recyclables are ...

Recycle your old electronic items at a recycling centre.

If you get a new TV, phone, tablet or another electrical gadget be sure to re-gift or recycle your old one by ta...

No broken glass, crockery or light globes in the yellow lid recycle bin!

Broken glass, crockery and light globes cannot be recycled through the yellow lid recycle bin. Broken glass...