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Effective recycling helps protect the area you live and tackle climate change. Use this information on how to recycle effectively to ensure your bin is always collected and is never contaminated with the wrong items

Nottingham Recycles - Clean.Dry.Loose.

Many items can be put into your mixed recycling bin, just make sure they are empty, rinsed and dry before putting them in your recycling bin.
  • Plastic bottles
  • Plastic tubs & trays
  • Cardboard packaging
  • Mixed paper
  • Metal food tins
  • Metal drinks cans
  • Glass bottles & Jars

Please make sure you DO NOT put the below items into your recycling bin:

  • Foil lined cartons
  • Greasy pizza & Takeaway boxes
  • Textiles or clothing
  • Bagged Waste
  • Electrical items


Don't have a recycling bin?

You can order a recycling bin by filling in this form online. If you live in rented accommodation you can order your own bin or speak to your landlord about ordering one for you. 


Bigger or electrical items:

You can recycle bigger items at the Household Waste & Recycling Centre or by a booking a bulky waste collection.

If you want to recycle a small electrical item you can drop it off at one of the local Tetrapak & Small Electrical Recycling drop off points.


Household Batteries:

You can recycle your Household batteries conveniently by collecting them in a clear plastic bag, sealing the bag and placing it on top of your bin on bin day, this can be either your recycling bin or general rubbish bin. 


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