Recycling Guide (A–Z)

A comprehensive alphabetical Recycling Guide will help deliver your waste streams to the correct areas. Please consult the table to do your bit to preserve the environment.

Choose The RIGHT Bin, Don’t Just Throw It In!

Recycling

  • Aerosol Can
  • Aluminium Cans & Foil
  • Bag Clip (Bread)
  • Biscuit Packet Tray
  • Bottles
  • Bottle Tops & Caps
  • Cake Tray (Plastic & Metal)
  • Cans
  • Cardboard
  • Cards (Greeting)
  • Cereal Box
  • Cigarette packet (plastic removed)
  • Cosmetics Jar
  • Detergent Bottle & Carton
  • Egg Carton
  • Envelope (Paper)
  • Foil Baking Tray
  • Food cans
  • Gift Wrap Paper
  • Glass Bottle
  • Glass Jar
  • Jar Lid (Metal & Plastic)
  • Juice Carton (including Tetra Pak® cartons)
  • Junk Mail & Advertising
  • Magazines
  • Margarine & Butter Tub
  • Meat Tray (Plastic)
  • Medicine Bottles (Empty)
  • Milk Carton & Plastic Milk Bottle
  • Newspapers
  • Office & Computer Paper
  • Paint Tin (Dry or Empty)
  • Paper Plate
  • Paper Towel Roll
  • Pet Food Tin (Rinsed)
  • Phonebooks
  • Pizza Boxes (No Food Remains)
  • Planter Pot (Plastic)
  • Plastic Bottle
  • Plastic Plates & Bowls
  • Plastic Takeaway Container
  • Shampoo Bottle
  • Soft Drink Cans & Bottles
  • Strawberry Punnet
  • Steel Can
  • Tissue Box
  • Wash Powder Box
  • Waxed Box & Carton
  • Yoghurt Container

FOGO

  • Bones
  • Branches
  • Cardboard from your kitchen pantry (no tape, staples etc) 
  • Coffee Grounds
  • Egg Carton
  • Egg Shells
  • Fish
  • Food
  • Flowers
  • Fruit & Veg Scraps
  • Grass Clippings
  • Greenwaste
  • Hair (Human & Pet)
  • Junk Mail & Advertising
  • Leaves
  • Meat Scraps
  • Newspapers
  • Office & Computer Paper
  • Paper Plate
  • Paper Towel & Paper Towell Roll
  • Pizza Boxes (Including Food Remains)
  • Plant Cuttings
  • Pruning
  • Shredded Paper
  • Teabags
  • Timber (Untreated)
  • Tissues including Box
  • Weeds
  • Wood (Untreated)

Waste

  • Animal Droppings
  • Band-Aid
  • Baskets
  • Biscuit packets*
  • Bread Bags*
  • Bubble Wrap & Bubble Envelope
  • Carbon Paper
  • Cassettes, CDs & DVDs
  • Ceramics & Crockery
  • Cereal Box Insert*
  • Chip Packet*
  • Cigarette Butt
  • Cling / Plastic Wrap*
  • Clothes
  • Cotton Wool, Pads, & Buds
  • Crockery (Broken or Intact)
  • Cutlery
  • Disposable Nappies
  • Frozen Food Bags*
  • Glad Wrap*
  • Household Items
  • Kitty Litter
  • Manure
  • Mirror (Broken) (Paper Wrapped)
  • Nappies
  • Pens, Pencils, Crayons & Felt
  • Pet Food Packets*
  • Picture Frame
  • Plant Pot (Terracotta)
  • Plastic Bags*
  • Plastic Strapping
  • Plastic Wrapper*
  • Plate Glass (Paper Wrapped)
  • Pyrex & Ovenware
  • Razors
  • Rice & Pasta Bags*
  • Ribbons
  • Rope, String, Strapping & Twine
  • Shoes
  • Sporting Goods
  • Sweet & Chocolate Wrappers*
  • Textiles
  • Tiles
  • Toothbrush
  • Umbrella
  • Vinyl
  • Wrapping Paper (Foil)
  • Zip-Lock Bags*

*Can now be recycled at many supermarkets. For more information click here.

Dunmore (Fees may apply)

  • Animal Carcass
  • Asbestos
  • Batteries (Car, Household & Appliance)
  • Bicycle
  • Bricks
  • Building Material
  • Cardboard
  • Car Tyre
  • CDs, DVD's & Videos
  • Clothing & Textiles
  • Concrete
  • Fluorescent tubes
  • Furniture (Good Quality)
  • Garden Organics
  • Household Recyclables
  • Light Bulbs
  • Mattress & Base
  • Mirror (Intact)
  • Mobile Phones (with or without batteries) & chargers
  • Precious Metals
  • Polystyrene
  • Printer Cartridges
  • Saleable Goods (Secondhand)
  • Sporting Goods
  • Steel & Sheet Metal
  • Sump Engine Oil
  • Tiles
  • Whitegoods

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