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Bank holiday bin collections

All bin collections following a bank holiday will take place 1 day late from 27 May to 1 June. See our Bank holiday bin collection page for further details.

Food waste

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4. What can I put in my food waste caddies?

Please use this guide to see what you can put in your food waste caddies.

Yes please:

  • Meat and fish (raw/cooked/bones)
  • Fruit and vegetables (raw/cooked)
  • Peelings
  • Leftovers (including plate-scrapings)
  • Dairy (cheese/yoghurt, etc.)
  • Egg shells
  • Pasta and rice
  • read, cake, pastries and other baked goods
  • Tea bags/leaves and coffee grounds

No thanks:

  • Plastic (other than the liner)
  • Glass
  • Tins, cans and foil
  • Food packaging
  • Liquids
  • Compostable packaging
  • Pet waste
  • Garden waste and flowers
  • Oil and liquid fats