Grey bin

What goes in your grey bin?

Grey wheelie binYour grey bin is for the collection of materials that cannot be recycled.

Some local retailers have introduced collections of soft plastics. You may be able to recycle more of your waste using these facilities.


  • Black sacks or bin liners
  • Bubble wrap
  • Cat litter
  • Cling film
  • Crisp packets
  • Chocolate wrappers / biscuit wrappers
  • Broken glass
  • Nappies
  • Personal hygiene products
  • Polystyrene
  • Pyrex
  • Used tissues or kitchen towel
  • Wrappers, plastic films or plastic packets


  • Commercial waste
  • Recyclable items (easily recyclable items collected by the Council at the kerbside)
  • Hazardous waste e.g. asbestos, acids, corrosive substances, oil, paint, paint tins etc (Contact us with this form.)
  • Garden waste
  • Rubble, stone, soil and gravel
  • DIY and construction waste such as plaster board
  • Hot ashes
  • Gas canisters, fireworks or other explosives
  • Electrical items
  • Textiles

If you have any of these materials, you may be able to dispose of them at your local recycling centre. For other materials, specialist collection / disposal may be required.

Your grey bin will be collected each fortnight.

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