Quick Answer: What Goes In The Recycle Bin?

Recycling Bin

  • Drink cans and food tins.
  • Tetra-Pak cartons.
  • Newspapers, pamphlets, envelopes, books, magazines, paper bags.
  • All plastic bottles.
  • Cardboard.
  • Plastic Packaging.

Cartons can now be included in your blue bin! Cartons include soup cartons, soy milk cartons, juice boxes, milk cartons, etc. Empty glass bottles and jars are recyclable, along with their lids and empty metal and aluminum beverage and food containers can be recycled, as can disposable aluminum bake ware and clean foil.The following cannot be recycled in your green bin: Plastic bags, cling film and junk mail bags. Polystyrene packaging. Plastic engine oil bottles.Clean plastics – bags, bottles, containers, lids, packaging and trays. White polystyrene. Aluminium, tin and steel cans. Glass bottles and jars.General Waste Red Bin. You can place all general waste and recyclable containers in the comingled red bins, including: Plastic and metal containers and bottles, including takeaway containers and milk bottles. Plastic bags.

What can you put in the recycle bin?

  1. Mixed paper: Newspaper, magazine, junk mail, cardboard, frozen food packaging, wrapping paper, paper bags, etc.
  2. Cans: aluminum, foil, tin, steal, aerosol (empty without pressure) and metal food trays.
  3. Unbroken glass: Wine bottles, bottles and jars.
  4. Plastic: Rigid containers like milk jugs, shampoo or water bottles.

What can be recycled list?

Do Recycle

  • Rigid Plastics/Bottles. – Any plastic bottles or containers found in your kitchen.
  • Paper and Cardboard. – Cereal/snack cardboard boxes.
  • Metals. – Tin, aluminum, and steel cans.
  • Glass. – Food containers or jars.
  • Loose Plastic Bags. – Plastic shopping bags.
  • Polystyrene Foam Cups or Containers.
  • Soiled Food Items.
  • Other.

What should you not put in your recycling bin?

18 Common Items You Should Never Put in the Recycling Bin

  1. Pizza boxes. The grease can’t be separated from the paper fibers.
  2. Light bulbs. Check your state regulations for disposal.
  3. Food soiled containers. There can’t be any residue.
  4. Aluminum foil. The foil isn’t recyclable.
  5. Capped water bottles. The caps have to be separate from the bottle.
  6. Pyrex.
  7. Drinking glasses.
  8. Ceramics.

What goes in the blue recycling bin?

What you can and can’t put in your blue recycling bin

  • All rinsed cans and tins.
  • All rinsed plastic bottles (no tops, please)
  • Cardboard.
  • Birthday or Christmas cards (without foil or glitter)
  • Newspapers, magazines and Yellow Pages.
  • Household paper and envelopes (including those with cellophane windows)
  • Aerosols.

Can I put clothes in recycling bin?

As far as the common three-bin (trash, recycling, compost) residential waste collection scheme goes, old clothes you want to get rid of would have to go in the trash. However, many areas have organizations, often nonprofit charities, that accept donations of old clothes and other household goods in good condition.

Can you put shoes in the recycling bin?

While you may have noble intentions, throwing your shoes in the recycle bin will actually cause more harm than good as most shoes are made from a mix of different materials. Your local recycling depot will most likely need to throw the shoes away and seperate them from recyclable materials.

Can deodorant containers be recycled?

Dear Earl: Standard deodorant containers are generally made of plastics like polyethylene and polypropylene, which in and of themselves are recyclable in many areas. Because of this, it can be hard to tell if the plastic in your container will be accepted by your local hauler.

Can pizza boxes be recycled?

A: Pizza boxes are made from corrugated cardboard, however the cardboard becomes soiled with grease, cheese, and other foods once the pizza has been placed in the box. Once soiled, the paper cannot be recycled because the paper fibers will not be able to be separated from the oils during the pulping process.

Are paper towels recyclable?

Paper towels, napkins, paper plates, and tissues are all paper products, however they are never recyclable.

Can you put clothes in blue bin?

Until the burgundy bin is delivered; paper, card and cardboard should be placed in the blue bin alongside plastics, cans and cartons. Your blue bin is collected every 4 weeks from the kerbside or the agreed collection point. You can recycle plastics, cans and cartons in your blue bin.

What goes in black bin?

Typical items that might go in your black bin:

  1. Disposable nappies.
  2. Carrier or plastic bags.
  3. Plastic food wrapping (plastic that can be scrunched in your hand) e.g. salad bags, bread bags.
  4. Polystyrene.
  5. Cling film.
  6. Crisp packets.
  7. Egg boxes (plastic)
  8. Light bulbs.

What goes in the gray bin?

The following can be put in your grey bin:

cardboard (clean) cartons including juice, soup, tomatoes, milk and smoothie containers. Easter egg boxes, plastic egg mouldings and clean foil wrap. Christmas decorations (paper ones without adhesive tape, ribbons and glitter)