A-Z of recycling


Sanitary products (non-infectious) - grey bin

Saucepans - grey bin

Screws and nails (used) - grey bin

Shampoo / conditioner bottles - blue bin

Shoes - grey bin

Shredded paper - blue bag

Small branches - brown lidded bin (if subscribed to the garden waste service) or grey bin

Small electrical items (e.g. hairdryer, kettle, iron) - household waste recycling centres only

Soil - household waste recycling centres only

Syringes - go back to GP/hospital or healthcare provider

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