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Recycling your food waste

Because we don't compost our food waste, you are able to recycle many things that you wouldnt want to compost. This can include things like cooked food and animal bones from your roast chicken. Below is a handy list of the most common food items we are able to recycle.


Yes please

  • All uneaten food and plate scrapings
  • Tea bags and coffee grounds
  • Out of date or mouldy food
  • Raw and cooked meat, including bones
  • Dairy products such as cheese
  • Eggs and egg shell
  • Baked goods such as bread, cakes and pastries
  • Fruit and vegetables including raw and cooked vegetables and peelings
  • Rice, pasta, beans

No thanks

  • Non-food products including nappies
  • Packaging of any kind
  • Any material that is not food waste
  • Liquids such as milk - these may leak causing spillages when transporting the food waste
Page updated: 19/10/2022 Page updated by: Waste Management

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