Blue bin collections

Paper and card

Paper and card for recycling is collected every four weeks. Your bin should be available for collection from the edge of your property, or your collection point, from 6:30am on the day of collection.

Which items can be recycled in the blue bin?

  • Paper and newspapers
  • Magazines and catalogues
  • Books
  • Cardboard
  • Card packaging
  • Food and drink cartons
  • Greetings cards
  • Wrapping paper (not foil based)
  • Envelopes and mail
  • Junk mail

We will not empty bins that contain the following:

  • Plastic bags
  • Polystyrene
  • Wrapping film
  • Glass, jars and bottles
  • Food and drink cans
  • Garden or food waste

Bags of waste presented to the side of the bin will not be collected. If you do have extra recycling, please take this to your local household waste recycling centre.