paper recycling2envelopes 
yesDO recycle all paper (including magazines, yellow pagesenvelopes and shredded paper

except greasy, waxed or shiny wrapping paper (put in black bin).

yes

No need to remove windows from envelopes or tape and staples from cardboard. These can now be removed in the recycling process. 


yes

Large Cardboard can now be presented next to your box for collection. Please flatten and leave under or next to the boxes to prevent it blowing away, but it no longer needs to be torn to fit in the recycling box.

 new cardboard collectionstacked cardboard

yes

DO put your cardboard in with your paper waste, instead of in the green bin. 


yes

Flatten and tear to fit in your recycling box if you are able to, however large cardboard will also be collected if it is left flattened next to the boxes.

Extra boxes are available - see below.

large cardboardnocardboardgreentetrapak
no

DON'T put your cardboard in your green bin any longer


no

DON'T put out unflattened cardboard for collection.


no

DON'T put your cardboard in your black bin or mix it with your other recycling. 


noDON’T put Tetra Pak cartons in your recycling. 

For places where you can recycle these, go to www.wasteaware.org.uk.

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You can have up to five recycling boxes for free.
If you want extra boxes you can buy these at £5.50 a box. 

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Date of last review: 18 September 2017