General waste bin (red lid)

What to dispose of in your red lid general waste bin

  • Food waste, scraps and leftovers
  • Hygiene products
  • Animal waste
  • Nappies
  • Ceramics
  • General household waste
  • Broken items
  • Shredded paper (bagged).

*Keep recycling out of your red lid bin. If you are filling up your recycling bin each fortnight use the online form to apply for a FREE bigger 360L recycling bin.

Items not permitted in the red lid general waste bin

  • Glass (broken or other)
  • Hot or burning ash
  • Asbestos
  • Batteries
  • Bricks, concrete, sand and other building materials
  • Green waste
  • Household hazard waste
  • Old tyres and motor oil
  • Combustible liquid, paint or other solvents
  • Liquids
  • Aerosols
  • Pesticides, herbicides and other dangerous chemicals
  • Light globes/fluorescent tubes.

For details on where to dispose of other items please refer to the Waste Disposal Guide.