By accessing our wide range of 24/7 online services
By emailing directly to the relevant service
By phoning First Contact on 01268 882200 (8.45am to 5.15pm Mon to Thurs, and to 4.45pm on Fri).
By pre-booked appointment at the Kiln Road office (9.00am to 4.00pm Mon to Fri) - these can be arranged by phoning First Contact on 01268 882200.
Christmas is the time of year when the greatest amount waste is produced, so recycling as much as you can is even more important. Lets recycle more this Christmas.
What can be recycled?
|Wrapping Paper - for types see here||
|Christmas Cards & envelopes|
|All plastic bottles, trays & pots|
|All cardboard boxes & packaging|
|All biscuit & sweet tins (plastic & metal)|
|All foil wrapping & trays|
|All drink & food cans|
|All left over food waste/plate scrapings,|
|Turkey bones, carcass etc.|
|Vegetable peelings, stalks etc.|
|All glass bottles & jars|
What can't be recycled?
|Christmas Decorations, tinsel etc|
Please see the web calendar for more information:Back to Questions
Recycling your Christmas Tree this year could not be easier and cleaner!
Simply place your Christmas Tree out with your garden waste on your recycling collection day.
Real Christmas Trees only
Remove all decorations
No need to cut up the tree or put in sacks or bin
Yes all Christmas cards and envelopes can go in your pink recycling sack, as long as they do not have glitter on them.
No - only paper-based wrapping paper can be recycled simply place this in your pink sack recycling.
All pink sacks are FREE
Collect pink sacks from:
You can purchase garden waste sacks and caddy liners from: