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What goes in my bins?

What goes in my recycling bin?

To find out what you can put in your recycling bin, please use the following links.

Recycling bins that contain incorrect items may not be emptied.

What happens to my recycling?

What goes in my refuse bin?

Please use this bin for waste that cannot be recycled such as those listed below:

  • Polystyrene foam
  • Crisp packets and sweet wrappers
  • Nappies, sanitary products and soiled textiles
  • Cling film and plastic wrapping
  • Food waste

Refuse bins that contain incorrect items may not be emptied.

What should not go in my refuse bin?

The following items should not be put into your refuse bin:

* All ash, cinders or any other loose materials such as vacuum cleaner dust or shredded paper must be bagged and tied before being put in the refuse bin.

What happens to my refuse?

All the contents from your general waste bin are sent to the Energy from Waste facility at Great Blakenham, and not to landfill.

You can find out more about the facility on their website, including details of how to book a site tour.