Blue Bins - what can be recycled

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


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                                             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)  


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7 Mary Street
BT54 6QH                                    Tel: 028 2076 2225

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14 Charles Street
BT53 6DZ                                    Tel: 028 2766 0248

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Gateside Road
Loughanhill Industrial Estate
BT52 2NT                                   Tel:  028 7034 3453

7 Connell Street
BT49 0HA                                    Tel: 028 7776 0305

Blue bin recycling guide leaflet (text only)