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Waltham Forest

What can I put in my recycling bin? 

Your recycling bin is – the green bin or green bag

What can I put in my green bin or bag?

Yes Please:

  • Paper
  • Cardboard (flattened)
  • Plastic bottles (rinsed)
  • Tins, cans and foil (rinsed)
  • Glass bottles and jars (rinsed)
  • Tetra Pak
  • Food and drink cartons
  • Plastic bags and magazine wrapping
  • Plastic cups and straws
  • Other plastic food and drink packaging (such as yogurt pots, ice cream tubs,
  • margarine containers, fruit punnets and bottle tops)

Each green recycling wheelie bin will have a sticker inside the lid telling you what materials can be recycled.

No thanks:

  • liquids
  • engine oil
  • household batteries
  • textiles and clothing

These items can be recycled at your local Household Waste Recycling Centre