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Brown Bin

Brown bins are for food and garden waste

Garden waste including grass cuttings, leaves, cuttings and prunnings, shrubs and weeds, twigs and branches.  Along with all food waste including diary, fish, fruit and vegetable peeling, meat and bones, tea and coffee grounds and egg shells can be recycled through your brown bin.

We accept:

You can use your brown bin for:

Meat and fish

Dairy

Vegetables and fruit

Cold Ashes

Uneaten food from your plate

Bread, cakes and pastries

Rice, pasta and beans

Tea bags, tea leaves and ground coffee

Grass cuttings

Hedge Clippings

Flowers and prunings

Shredded paper


We don't accept:

No thanks:    

Glass

Metal

Rubber

Plastic

Textiles

Nappies

Soil

Rubble

Animal / pet waste

Using a kitchen caddy?

  • Dispose of food waste in your kitchen caddy
  • When full, transfer the food waste to your brown bin
  • To keep your caddy clean, you can line it with kitchen paper, newspaper or compostable liners
  • Rolls of compostable caddy liners can be purchased from Council recycling centres and Council depots for £1 per roll.

Check your bin collection day.  
Please leave your bins at the kerbside by 7.30am on collection day.

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