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Blue Recycling Bin

Blue Mixed Recycling Bin

The blue recycling bin is for the disposal of all 'recyclable' household waste apart from paper and card.  This is taken to a recycling plant in Lincolnshire for processing.

Items that go into your blue recycling bin

All items must be empty, clean and dry with no food residue and placed loosely in the bin

  • Glass bottles (lids taken off and placed in loose)
  • Glass jars (lids taken off and placed in loose)
  • Metal cans
  • Metal tins
  • Clean foil
  • Aerosol cans 
  • Plastic bottles (lids taken off and placed in loose)
  • Cleaning bottle products
  • Toiletry bottles
  • Plastic pots (no black or brown)
  • Plastic tubs (no black or brown)
  • Plastic trays (no black or brown)
  • Cartons/tetra paks



  • Paper and card
  • Crisp packets or plastic bags
  • Batteries or electrical items
  • Polystyrene
  • Clothes/textiles
  • Food pouches
  • Black or brown plastic food trays
  • Hard plastics e.g. old toys