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Brown Bin

Brown bins are used to recycle 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.

You can use your BROWN bin for:
Meat and fish
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:    
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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