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4. Your general waste

Your black rubbish bin is for items that cannot be recycled. The sort of things you might put in your rubbish bin are:

  • Plastic film and bags,
  • Disposable nappies,
  • Pet bedding and waste,
  • Food pouches,
  • Crisp packets,
  • Polystyrene packaging,
  • Broken crockery and glassware,
  • Cat litter.

Please do not put any of these materials in your black rubbish bin:

  • Green garden waste,
  • Food waste,
  • Old clothes and textiles,
  • Glass jars and bottles,
  • Plastic bottles, tubs and containers,
  • Metal food and drink tins and cans,
  • Card and paper,
  • Foil and aluminium containers,
  • DIY or builders waste,
  • Wood,
  • Turf and soil,
  • Electrical items,
  • Batteries – household,
  • Car batteries,
  • Oil cans and engine oil,
  • Paint tins,
  • Sheet glass,
  • Light bulbs,
  • Broken furniture,
  • Mirrors,
  • Dead animals.