Food waste collection service
Households that choose to take part will be provided with two
A small container is provided for day-to-day use inside the
kitchen to store any food waste prior to transfer to a larger
container for use either inside or outside the property.
The container can be lined - but only with
approved compostable liners or newspaper.
The larger container must be presented alongside the dry
recyclable boxes/bags at the gatepost/curtiledge of the property
for collection on the designated day.
The following items can be placed in the food waste
- Fruit and vegetable peelings
- Cooked food
- Raw meat & fish
- Leftover food/plate scrapings etc
The following items are not acceptable for
presentation in the food waste recycling boxes; plastic bags, cling
film or other wrapping/packaging materials.
To request your food waste containers please fill in
the Food Waste
Bins request form or telephone 0845 140 0845.
Using food waste containers
leaflet (pdf 327kb)
Last Updated on 9/24/2013