Blue Recycling Bins

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Your bin should now be left out the night before and no later than 7.00am on day of collection. 


What can go in the blue bin:

√ Yes please                          X No thanks

 √  Aerosols                                                          X  Plastic raw meat trays (trays that have raw beef, pork or fish)

√   Cartons                                                           X  Polystyrene              

   Food and drink tins                                         X  Nappies

   Large tins                                                        X  Tissues

√   Mixed paper and cardboard                            X  Tv’s, Microwaves, computer monitors (nothing with glass)

   Plastic bottles and plastic food containers      X  Pyrex, crystal or window glass       

   Small electrical appliances                              X  Plastic bags and bin liners

√   Mixed glass bottles and jars                                         

√   Foil trays (must be thoroughly washed)


If you wish to find out further information on what to recycle in you blue bin please contact your local office:

"Sheskburn House"
7 Mary Street
BT54 6QH                                    Tel: 028 2076 2225
“Riada House”
14 Charles Street
BT53 6DZ                                    Tel: 028 2766 0248

Council Depot
Gateside Road
Loughanhill Industrial Estate
BT52 2NJ                                    Tel: 028 7034 3453
7 Connell Street
BT49 0HA                                    Tel: 028 7776 0305


Watch what happens to the recyclable waste from your blue bin, please click on the link  The Recycling Journey video

Blue bin recycling leaflet

Blue bin recycling leaflet (text only)