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What can be recycled?

If you can't reduce or reuse an item, can it be recycled? or, if it is organic material like grass cuttings or vegetable food scrapings, composted?

Recycling means using valuable raw materials like glass, paper, tin and aluminium over and over again so we don't always have to make them from scratch.

Using the right containers

Find out what can be placed in your:

Other materials

Please take your textiles, shoes, mobile phones and batteries to recycling centres or recycling banks.

Can the item be reused?

There are many schemes that reuse or refurbish goods like washing machines, furniture, plastic bags and wood. Find out more.

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