Yellow Lid Bin

What to place in your household recycling bin with a yellow lid.

This bin is collected fortnightly.

  • Remove all caps and lids from jars and bottle
  • Wash and squash containers and cans
  • NO plastic bags, cling film, ceramics
  • NO sharp, hazardous or rotting waste


  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Aluminium, steel and aerosol cans [empty]
  • All plastic containers - EXCEPT PLASTIC BAGS
  • Cartons: egg, milk, juice, etc [flattened]
  • Paper, cardboard [flattened]
  • Newspapers, books and magazines
  • Old letters and junk mail [remove any personal details]
  • Telephone books

NOT Acceptable

  • Plastic bags
  • Plastic toys
  • Windows and mirrors
  • Light globes or tubes
  • Bubble wrap, polystyrene foam or other packaging material
  • Crockery, ceramics, pyrex or porcelain
  • Syringes
  • Scrap metal and appliances
  • Garden organics or food scraps


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