What you can recycle

Junk mail. • Shredded paper. • Cardboard and cereal boxes. • Corrugated card. • Egg boxes ... Subscribe for nine or 12 month garden waste collections by ...
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What you can recycle Recycle all of your paper, card, cans, plastic, cartons and glass together in your green wheelie bin or recycling bags or boxes. Please put out your recycling before 7am on the day of collection, at the edge of your property’s boundary, clearly visible from the road.

Household plastic containers and bottles Yes please...

Remove film lids from plastic pots, punnets and trays

No thanks...

Plastic containers of any size or colour, including: • Yoghurt pots • Fruit punnets • Food trays • Plastic bags • Ice cream tubs • Magazine wrapping • Margarine containers

• Liquid waste •Food waste (this goes in your food caddy) • Sweet wrappers and crisp packets • Nappies • Plastic toys

• Polystyrene packing or beads • Food storage containers • Plastic furniture •Black sacks, biodegradable and degradable bags

Yes please...

• Bleach and cleaning fluid bottles Plastic bottles of all kinds, including: • Mineral water, cordial and cooking oil bottles • S hampoo and shower gel bottles • Detergent and fabric conditioner bottles • Milk bottles • Soft drink bottles

Drink cartons Yes please...



No thanks...

• Wax-lined, poly-lined and foil-lined cartons (such as milk cartons, Tetra Pak)

• Laminated plastic • Coffee cups pouches (such as • Liquid waste baby food pouches, • Food waste (this goes pet food pouches) in your food caddy)

Mixed paper and cardboard No thanks...

Yes please...

• Newspapers, magazines and catalogues • Telephone directories / yellow pages • Envelopes (including windowed) • Office paper (including coloured paper)

• Wrapping paper • Junk mail • Shredded paper • Cardboard and cereal boxes • Corrugated card • Egg boxes • Greeting cards

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• Soiled paper/tissue • Wallpaper • Waxed paper •Foil backed card •Card with padding or bubble wrap

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What you can recycle Metal tins and cans Yes please...

No thanks...

• Drink and food cans (please rinse) • Aerosol cans (fully emptied) • Aluminium foil (clean and dry) • Metal screw tops and bottle tops

• Electrical items • Paint tins •Any other metals

Mixed glass bottles and containers Yes please...

No thanks...

• Drinks bottles – mixed colours • Food jars

• Pane or toughened glass • Mirrors/broken glass •Light bulbs/fluorescent tubes

Food waste in your caddy Yes please...

No thanks...

• Raw and cooked • Fruit and meat, including vegetables bones • Tea bags and • Eggs and coffee grounds eggshells • Bread and pastries • Cooked and • Dairy products leftover food • Rice, pasta, beans

• Plastic bags • Cooking oil •Food packaging • Animal waste • Nappies • Garden waste • Any other non-food waste

Please don’t put your food recycling in plastic bags You can use compostable caddy liners or put food straight into the caddy.

Garden waste Yes please...

• Grass cuttings • Weeds • Dead flowers

No thanks...

• Garden prunings • Leaves • Bark

• Soil •Plant pots • Stones

• Large tree cuttings •Food scraps •Any other general rubbish

Residents must pay for this service. Subscribe for nine or 12 month garden waste collections by calling 020 7974 2202. Order more containers and find out what else you can recycle in Camden at camden.gov.uk/recyclingandrubbish or call 020 7974 2202. You can also recycle household batteries, textiles and small electrical items. Contact us and we will deliver the correct bags to recycle these items.