Last updated 8 April 2015

Follow @wfcouncil

70% of household waste is recyclable by using brown and green bins. 

Your green bin

Don’t just throw it away – you can recycle most of your household waste. Your green bin is your main bin. Just some of the items that go in:

green bin.jpg

  • Tins, cans and trays
  • Mixed glass
  • Mixed plastics
  • Paper and card
  • Cartons
  • Plastic bags

Your brown bin


Most food and garden waste can be recycled. Just some of the items that go in: 

brown bin.jpg

  • ​Fruit, vegetables and all food scraps
  • Tea bags and coffee granules
  • Garden waste – grass, leaves and flowers
  • Bread and cakes
  • Pasta and rice 

Further Information

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Back to TOP