Paper and Card Collection

What can I recycle in the Blue Paper and Card Box?

These items can go in your blue paper and card box

  • newspapers
  • magazines and catalogues
  • leaflets and brochures
  • junk mail
  • envelopes - including ones with windows
  • shredded paper (please place at the bottom of your bin);
  • white office paper
  • telephone directories
  • wrapping paper (except foil lined or metallic)
  • soft backed books
  • cereal boxes
  • ready meal sleeves
  • kitchen and toilet roll tubes
  • cardboard boxes (please flatten and place large boxes nest to the blue box)
  • corrugated cardboard
  • food and drink cartons e.g.,Tetra Pak
  • greetings cards (with glitter, metal and other non-paper decorations removed if applicable)
  • egg boxes

These items can't go in your blue paper and card box and need to go in your pink sacks

  • household plastic packaging (including plastic film)
  • plastic bottles and lids
  • drink cans and food tins

These items can't go in your blue paper and card box or pink sacks and need to go in your black sacks

  • kitchen roll
  • tissues and wipes
  • heavily food-stained paper and card

Contact Waste, Fly tipping, Fly posting & Graffiti

Telephone: 01702 215006

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