Food waste

What goes in your food waste caddy?

Food waste caddyYour food waste caddy is for the collection of raw and cooked food.

Use your food caddy for:

  • Fruit and vegetables, including peelings
  • Meat and fish, including bones and carcasses
  • All dairy products, such as egg shells and cheese rind
  • Bread, cakes and pastries
  • Rice, pasta and beans
  • Tea bags and coffee grinds
  • Shellfish
  • Fruit stones and nut shells
  • Uneaten food from your plates and dishes

How to use your food waste collection service

  • Put a liner in your kitchen caddy - you can also use bin liners, other plastic bags or newspaper to contain your food waste
  • Remove all food from its packaging. Most containers can be rinsed and recycled as part of your other kerbside recycling collection services
  • Place any cooked or uncooked food into your kitchen caddy
  • Once full, tie the liner and place in your outdoor caddy
  • Place your outdoor food waste caddy out for collection at your designated bin collection point by 7.00am on your food waste collection day.
  • Your food waste will be collected each week.