Blue Bins - what can be recycled

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New, Recycle Right Leaflet, your easy guide to recycling at home.


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                                               Nappies

   Large tins                                                              Tissues

√   Mixed paper and cardboard                                  TVs, Microwaves, computer monitors (nothing with glass)

   Plastic bottles and plastic food containers             Plastic bags and bin liners             

   Small electrical appliances                                    Pyrex, crystal or window glass

√   Mixed glass bottles and jars                                   

√   Foil trays (must be thoroughly washed)  


You can also e-mail us at


"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 2NT                                   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 guide leaflet (text only)