General waste (red lid) bin

What to dispose of in your general waste (red lid) bin

  • Food scraps
  • Fruit and vegetable scraps
  • Animal waste
  • Nappies and dog 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 general waste (red lid) bin

  • Hot or burning ash
  • Old tyres and motor oil
  • Combustible liquid, paint or other solvents
  • Liquids
  • Aerosols
  • Bricks, concrete, sand and other building materials
  • Pesticides, herbicides and other dangerous chemicals
  • Asbestos
  • Glass (broken or other)
  • Batteries and Light Globes/Fluorescent Tubes

Further information is available in the Waste Guide 2018/19.

For details on where to dispose of other items please refer to the waste disposal guide.