A-Z Waste Directory

Material Waste Stream Recyclable? Primary Disposal Alt. Disposal Notes
TextbookDry Mixed RecyclingDMRResidual
AdhesiveHazardousBespokeContact Us. Hazardous Waste must be collected separately.
AerosolsHazardousBespokeContact Us. Hazardous Waste must be collected separately.
Aluminium Drink Cans (Clean and Dry Only)MetalDMRResidual
Aluminium FoilMetalResidual
Aluminium Foil - soiled with foodMetalResidual
Arm ChairCompositeBespokeContact Us. Bulky waste must be collected separately
AsbestosHazardousBespokeContact Us. Hazardous Waste must be collected separately.
AshHazardousBespokeContact Us. Hazardous Waste must be collected separately.
BatteriesHazardousBespokeContact Us. Hazardous Waste must be collected separately.
BedCompositeResidualContact Us. Bulky waste must be collected separately
BeefFoodFoodResidual
Bin - PlasticPlasticResidual
BlanketTextilesBespokeResidualBespoke services available for high quantities of textiles.
Blue TacMiscResidual
Bottle CorksMiscResidual
Bowl - ceramicMiscResidual
Bowl - plasticPlasticResidual
BreadFoodFoodResidual
Bubble wrapPlasticResidual
CablesMetalBespokeResidual
Cables/tiesPlasticResidual
CakesFoodFoodResidual
Camera'sWEEEBespokeContact us. Electrical waste must be collected separately.
Car windowsGlassResidual
Card Cereal BoxesCardDMRResidual
Card Sleeves separate from food packaging trays, sheets of thin cardCardDMRResidual
Card with bubble pack attachedCompositeResidual
Card with paddingCompositeResidual
Cardboard Egg BoxesCardDMRResidual
CarpetTextilesBespokeResidualBespoke services available for high quantities of textiles.
Carrier BagsPlasticResidual
CataloguesPaperDMRResidual
CD?s or casesPlasticResidual
DVD?s or casesPlasticResidual
CeramicsMiscResidual
ChairCompositeBespokeContact Us. Bulky waste must be collected separately
ChemicalsHazardousBespokeContact Us. Hazardous Waste must be collected separately.
ChickenFoodFoodResidual
Chicken BonesFoodFoodResidual
ChinaMiscResidual
ChipboardWoodResidualBespokeFor large volumes please contact us.
Chocolate WrapperCompositeResidual
Christmas LightsWEEEBespokeContact us. Electrical waste must be collected separately.
Clinical WasteHazardousHazardous
Clock - ClockworkCompositeResidual
Clock - ElectricalWEEEBespokeContact us. Electrical waste must be collected separately.
ClothesTextilesBespokeResidualBespoke services available for high quantities of textiles.
CoalHazardousBespokeContact Us. Hazardous Waste must be collected separately.
CoatTextilesBespokeResidualBespoke services available for high quantities of textiles.
Coffee Cup - paperPaperBespokeResidualCollectable via the Simply Cups scheme
Coffee GroundsFoodFoodResidual
Coloured PaperPaperDMRResidual
ComicsPaperDMRResidual
Computer CablesWEEEBespokeContact us. Electrical waste must be collected separately.
Computer MonitorWEEEBespokeContact us. Electrical waste must be collected separately.
Computer MouseWEEEBespokeContact us. Electrical waste must be collected separately.
Computer paper/printoutsPaperDMRResidual
Computer Tower/Base UnitWEEEBespokeContact us. Electrical waste must be collected separately.
ConcreteInertBespokeResidualContact us. Dense, heavy material requires special collection.
Cooking OilMiscBespokeContact Us. Cooking Oil requires special collections.
CorkMiscResidual
Corrugated CardCardDMRResidual
Crisp PacketsPlasticResidual
CrockeryMiscResidual
CupboardCompositeBespokeContact us. Bulky waste must be collected separately
CushionsTextilesBespokeResidualBespoke services available for high quantities of textiles.
Dairy Products - No LiquidsFoodFoodResidual
Dead AnimalsHazardousBespokeContact Us. Hazardous Waste must be collected separately.
DeskCompositeBespokeContact us. Bulky waste must be collected separately
Desk TidyPlasticResidual
Dinner ForkMetalBespokeResidualHigh quantities would need to be collected separately
Dinner KnifeMetalBespokeResidualHigh quantities would need to be collected separately. Please dispose of safely. Blades must be covered.
DishwasherWEEEBespokeContact us. Electrical waste must be collected separately.
DoorCompositeBespokeContact Us. Bulky waste must be collected separately
DouvetTextilesBespokeResidualBespoke services available for high quantities of textiles.
Drinking GlassGlassGlassResidual
DrugsHazardousBespokeContact Us. Hazardous Waste must be collected separately.
Egg ShellsFoodFoodResidual
Electrical ComponentsWEEEBespokeContact us. Electrical waste must be collected separately.
Envelopes - padded, plastic lined, bubble wrap linedCompositeResidual
Envelopes - paper only, windowed envelopes are acceptablePaperDMRResidual
Faeces - AnimalHazardousBespokeContact Us. Hazardous Waste must be collected separately.
Faeces - HumanHazardousBespokeContact Us. Hazardous Waste must be collected separately.
Fax MachineWEEEBespokeContact us. Electrical waste must be collected separately.
Filing CabinetCompositeBespokeContact Us. Bulky waste must be collected separately
FireworksHazardousBespokeContact Us. Hazardous Waste must be collected separately.
FishFoodFoodResidual
Flo TubesHazardousBespokeContact Us. Hazardous Waste must be collected separately.
Floor TilesMiscResidualFor large volumes please contact us.
FlowersOrganicBespokeResidualContact us. Large quantities of compostable waste.
Fluorescent LightingHazardousBespokeContact Us. Hazardous Waste must be collected separately.
FoamMiscResidual
Foil Backed CardCompositeResidual
Food Trays (clean and dry)PlasticResidual
Food WasteFoodFoodResidual
Franking MachineWEEEBespokeContact us. Electrical waste must be collected separately.
FreezerWEEEBespokeContact us. Electrical waste must be collected separately.
FridgeWEEEBespokeContact us. Electrical waste must be collected separately.
Fridge FreezerWEEEBespokeContact us. Electrical waste must be collected separately.
FruitFoodFoodResidual
Fun SnapsHazardousBespokeContact Us. Hazardous Waste must be collected separately.
FurMiscResidual
FurnitureMiscBespokeResidualContact Us. Bulky waste must be collected separately.
Garden ForkCompositeResidualNot suitable for wheelie bins or bags. High quantities would need to be collected separately.
Garden potsPlasticResidual
Garden WasteMiscBespokeResidualContact us. Large quantities of compostable waste.
Gas CanistersHazardousBespokeContact Us. Hazardous Waste must be collected separately.
Gas BottlesHazardousBespokeContact Us. Hazardous Waste must be collected separately.
General Office Paper PaperDMRResidual
Glass BottleGlassGlassResidual
Glass JarGlassGlassResidual
Glass OrnamentsGlassResidual
Glass Wine GlassGlassGlassResidual
GlueHazardousBespokeContact Us. Hazardous Waste must be collected separately.
GrassOrganicBespokeResidualContact us. Large quantities of compostable waste.
Green WasteMiscBespokeResidualContact us. Large quantities of compostable waste.
Greeting Cards (non-shiney, no glitter)CardDMRResidual
Gun PowderHazardousBespokeContact Us. Hazardous Waste must be collected separately.
GunsHazardousBespokeContact Us. Hazardous Waste must be collected separately.
HairMiscResidual
HairdryerWEEEBespokeContact us. Electrical waste must be collected separately.
Halogen LampHazardousHazardousContact Us. Hazardous Waste must be collected separately.
Hand TowelsPaperResidual
Hard Plastics - Moulded toys, pen casings etc.PlasticResidual
HardcoreInertBespokeResidualContact Us. Dense, heavy material requires special collection.
Hazardous WasteHazardousHazardousContact Us. Hazardous Waste must be collected separately.
Heater - ElectricWEEEBespokeContact us. Electrical waste must be collected separately.
HoeCompositeResidualHigh quantities would need to be collected separately
Hole PunchCompositeResidual
House cleaning plastic bottles ? washed and squashedPlasticDMRResidual
Household WasteMiscResidualBespokeMust not contain Hazardous Waste or Sanitary Waste.
Junk Mail/FlyersPaperDMRResidual
KeyboardWEEEBespokeContact us. Electrical waste must be collected separately.
Kitchen - FoodFoodFoodResidual
Kitchen - NapkinsPaperResidual
Kitchen Roll - cardboard innerCardDMRResidual
Kitchen Roll - paper sheetsPaperResidual
Ladder - MetalMetalBespokeContact Us. Bulky waste must be collected separately
Ladder - WoodenWoodBespokeContact Us. Bulky waste must be collected separately
LaptopWEEEBespokeContact us. Electrical waste must be collected separately.
LacquerHazardousBespokeContact Us. Hazardous Waste must be collected separately.
Large Brown Cardboard boxes ? flat packedCardDMRResidual
Latex GlovesMiscResidual
Light Bulbs - normal typeWEEEBespokeContact us. Electrical waste must be collected separately.
LightsWEEEBespokeContact us. Electrical waste must be collected separately.
LiquidMiscBespokeContact Us. Liquid requires special collection. It isn't accepted in any of our bins.
Machine or Engine partsMetalBespokeContact Us. Specialist collection may be required.
MagazinesPaperDMRResidual
MarbleInertBespokeResidualContact Us. Dense, heavy material requires special collection.
MattressCompositeBespokeResidualContact Us. Bulky waste must be collected separately. Large volumes of mattresses can be recycled.
MeatFoodFoodResidual
MedicineHazardousBespokeContact Us. Hazardous Waste must be collected separately.
Metal ToolsMetalBespokeResidual
Metal UtensilsMetalBespokeResidual
MicrowaveWEEEBespokeContact us. Electrical waste must be collected separately.
MirrorsGlassResidual
Mobile PhoneWEEEBespokeContact us. Electrical waste must be collected separately.
Moulded Plastics - toys, pen casings etc.MiscResidual
Mouse MatMiscResidual
Mug - ceramicMiscResidual
Municipal WasteMiscResidualBespokeMust not contain Hazardous, Medical or Sanitary Waste.
NailsMetalResidualBespokeFor large volumes please contact us.
NapkinsPaperResidual
NappiesHazardousHazardous
Needles - MedicalHazardousBespokeContact Us. Hazardous Waste must be collected separately.
NewspapersPaperDMRResidual
Nut ShellsFoodFoodResidual
NutsFoodFoodResidual
Office ChairCompositeBespokeContact Us. Bulky waste must be collected separately
OilHazardousBespokeContact Us. Hazardous Waste must be collected separately.
OvenWEEEBespokeContact us. Electrical waste must be collected separately.
PaintHazardousHazardousResidualCheck with us. The type of paint in the tin will dictate how it is disposed of.
Paint Brushes - UsedHazardousHazardousResidualCheck with us. The type of paint in the tin will dictate how it is disposed of.
Paint Brushes - UnusedCompositeResidual
Paint TinsHazardousHazardousResidualCheck with us. The type of paint in the tin will dictate how it is disposed of.
PalletWoodBespokeContact Us. Bulky waste must be collected separately
PalletsWoodBespokeContact Us. Bulky waste must be collected separately
Paper ClipsMetalDMRResidual
Paper CupsPaperBespokeResidualCollectable via the Simply Cups scheme
PastaFoodFoodResidual
Patio ChairPlasticBespokeContact Us. Bulky waste must be collected separately
Patio FurniturePlasticBespokeContact Us. Bulky waste must be collected separately
Patio TablePlasticBespokeContact Us. Bulky waste must be collected separately
PC Tower/Base UnitWEEEBespokeContact us. Electrical waste must be collected separately.
PenCompositeResidual
PencilCompositeResidual
PhoneWEEEBespokeContact us. Electrical waste must be collected separately.
PillsHazardousBespokeContact Us. Hazardous Waste must be collected separately.
PlasterMiscBespokeResidualContact Us. Large quantities of plaster must be collected separately.
PlasterboardMiscBespokeContact Us. Plasterboard must be collected separately.
Plastic BagsPlasticResidual
Plastic Cups (clean and dry only)PlasticDMRResidual
Plastic Drinks Bottles (milk, water, fizzy drinks) ? washed and squashedPlasticDMRResidual
Plastic Egg BoxesPlasticResidual
Plastic FilmPlasticResidual
Plastic ToysPlasticResidual
Plastic trims, frames, mouldingsPlasticResidual
Plate - ceramicMiscResidual
Plate - plasticPlasticResidual
Plate glass (windows)GlassResidual
Plate ScrapingsFoodFoodResidual
Playing CardsCardDMRResidual
PolishHazardousBespokeContact Us. Hazardous Waste must be collected separately.
PolystyreneMiscResidual
PolythenePlasticBespokeResidualContact us. Large quantaties can be collected in bales.
Power CablesWEEEBespokeContact us. Electrical waste must be collected separately.
Power Supply Unit (PSU)WEEEBespokeContact us. Electrical waste must be collected separately.
PrimerHazardousBespokeContact Us. Hazardous Waste must be collected separately.
PrinterWEEEBespokeContact us. Electrical waste must be collected separately.
RackingMetalBespokeContact Us. Bulky waste must be collected separately
Remote ControlWEEEBespokeContact us. Electrical waste must be collected separately.
RiceFoodFoodResidual
Ringbinder FolderCompositeResidual
Ropes, beltsTextilesBespokeResidualBespoke services available for high quantities of textiles.
RubberMiscResidual
RubbleInertBespokeResidualContact Us. Dense, heavy material requires special collection.
RugTextilesBespokeResidual
RulerMiscResidual
SandwichFoodFoodResidual
Sanitary TowelsHazardousBespokeContact Us. Hazardous Waste must be collected separately.
Saucer - ceramicMiscResidual
Saucer - plasticPlasticResidual
SawdustWoodBespokeResidualContact Us. Depending on quantity a bespoke service may be required
ScissorsCompositeResidualPlease dispose of safely. Scissor blades must be made safe prior to disposal.
ScrewsMetalResidualBespokeFor large volumes please contact us.
Selotape - on a rollCompositeResidualSeloptape that is on paper or cardboard is fine to go into the Mixed Recycling bins.
SetteeCompositeBespokeContact Us. Bulky waste must be collected separately
SharpsHazardousBespokeContact Us. Hazardous Waste must be collected separately.
ShelvesCompositeBespokeContact Us. Bulky waste must be collected separately
Shelving UnitCompositeBespokeContact Us. Bulky waste must be collected separately
ShoesTextilesBespokeResidualBespoke services available for high quantities of textiles.
Shower and bath plastic bottles - washed and squashedPlasticDMRResidual
Shredded Paper PaperDMRResidual
Shrink wrapPlasticResidual
SofaCompositeBespokeContact Us. Bulky waste must be collected separately
SoilInertBespokeResidualContact Us. Dense, heavy material requires special collection.
Soiled BandagesHazardousBespokeContact Us. Hazardous Waste must be collected separately.
Soiled Food PackagingMiscResidual
Soiled PlastersHazardousBespokeContact Us. Hazardous Waste must be collected separately.
SpadeCompositeResidualNot suitable for wheelie bins or bags. High quantities would need to be collected separately
StaplerCompositeResidual
StaplesMetalDMRResidual
Steel Food Tins (Clean and Dry Only)MetalDMRResidual
StickersPaperResidual
SuitcaseCompositeBespokeResidualContact Us. Bulky waste must be collected separately
Sweet WrappersMiscResidual
SyringesHazardousBespokeContact Us. Hazardous Waste must be collected separately.
TableCompositeBespokeContact Us. Bulky waste must be collected separately
Tablet - ElectricalWEEEBespokeContact us. Electrical waste must be collected separately.
Tablet - MedicineHazardousBespokeContact Us. Hazardous Waste must be collected separately.
TamponsHazardousBespokeContact Us. Hazardous Waste must be collected separately.
Tea BagsFoodFoodResidual
Tea Cup - CeramicMiscResidual
Telephone DirectoriesPaperDMRResidual
TelevisionWEEEBespokeContact us. Electrical waste must be collected separately.
Tetrapaks or drinks cartonsPlasticResidual
Textiles, clothing or shoesTextilesBespokeResidualBespoke services available for high quantities of textiles.
Tiles - ceramicMiscResidualFor large volumes please contact us.
ToasterWEEEBespokeContact us. Electrical waste must be collected separately.
Toilet Roll - cardboard innerCardDMRResidual
Toilet Roll - paper sheetsPaperResidual
Toner CartridgeHazardousBespokeContact Us. Hazardous Waste must be collected separately.
TVWEEEBespokeContact us. Electrical waste must be collected separately.
TyreHazardousBespokeContact Us. Hazardous Waste must be collected separately.
TyresHazardousBespokeContact Us. Hazardous Waste must be collected separately.
Used BandagesHazardousBespokeContact Us. Hazardous Waste must be collected separately.
Used PlastersHazardousBespokeContact Us. Hazardous Waste must be collected separately.
VegetablesFoodFoodResidual
Video Camera'sWEEEBespokeContact us. Electrical waste must be collected separately.
Video/tape cassettes or their casesCompositeResidual
Wallpaper - usedPaperResidual
Wallpaper - unusedPaperDMRResidual
WashersMetalResidualBespokeFor large volumes please contact us.
Washing MachineWEEEBespokeContact us. Electrical waste must be collected separately.
Watch - ClockworkCompositeResidual
Watch - ElectricalWEEEBespokeContact us. Electrical waste must be collected separately.
Window GlassGlassResidual
WireMetalBespokeResidual
Wood - MDFWoodResidual
Wood - TimberWoodBespokeResidual
Wood ChippingsWoodBespokeResidualContact Us. Depending on quantity a bespoke service may be required
Wood OffcutsWoodBespokeResidualContact Us. Depending on quantity a bespoke service may be required
Wooden Fence PanelWoodBespokeContact Us. Bulky waste must be collected separately
Yellow PagesPaperDMRResidual
Yoghurt Pots (clean and dry)PlasticResidual