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Blue Recycling Bins

Blue bins are used to recycle mixed, dry recyclables.

You can use your BLUE Bin for:
Paper like newspapers, magazines, junk mail, telephone books and catalogues.
Cardboard like cereal boxes, egg boxes, post cards, greeting cards, clean frozen food boxes.
Paper based like packaging for fruit juice, soup and chopped tomatoes.
Aerosol Cans please make sure the cans are empty and don't crush or pierce them
Food & Drink Cans like soup cans, drinks cans, pet food cans and biscuit tins. Please rinse them out before you put them in your blue bin.
Plastic Bottles & Containers like milk bottles, drinks bottles, shampoo bottles, sauce bottles, plastic yoghurt pots, plastic butter or margarine cartons, plastic food trays. Please rinse them out before you put them in your blue bin.
Envelopes without padding
Glass like glass bottles and jars.
You CAN'T use your BLUE Bin for:  
Shredded paper, napkins, tissues or wallpaper.  
Takeaway pizza boxes or other food boxes which are not clean.  
Dirty food tins.  

You can view a quick and easy guide to blue bin recycling around the home via the Related Documents section below.

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