What type of waste can be recycled?

What type of waste can be recycled?
April 2, 2019 Stacey Wilson

We’re always happy to help our Ecobin family by answering your frequently asked questions and this time we’re getting down to the nitty gritty of ‘what type of waste can be recycled?’

We’re extremely lucky nowadays that the majority of our waste can be recycled which is great news for our planet!

Here’s a quick summary on which items of waste you can recycle:

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Items that can be recycled in the ‘Paper Recycling’ category:

  • Office Paper Only
  • Clean Cardboard

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Items that can be recycled in the ‘Organic Recycling’ category:

  • Food
  • Prunings
  • Fruit & Vegetables
  • Plate Scrapings including Meat, Fish & Leftovers
  • Coffee Grounds
  • Flowers

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Items that can be recycled in the ‘Mixed Recycling’ category:

  • Glass Bottles
  • Clean Cardboard
  • Newspaper
  • Plastic
  • Office Paper
  • Aluminium Cans
  • Milk & Juice Cartons
  • Disposable Coffee Cup – LIDS ONLY

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Items that can be recycled in the ‘Soft Plastic Recycling’ category:

  • Bread bags (not with ties)
  • Pasta & Rice Bags
  • Cling Wrap
  • Plastic Bags
  • Biscuit Packets
  • Frozen Food Bags
  • Green Recycling Bags
  • Confectionary Bags
  • Bubble Wrap

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Items that cannot be recycled, and will otherwise need to be put into your general rubbish bin:

  • Drinking Glass Ware
  • Broken Crockery
  • Packing Straps
  • Sticky Tape
  • Polystyrene

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