We recall you the most important things that goes into each container and the importance of separating it:
The blue bins are used for recyclable waste
The brown bins are used for kitchen and garden waste
The green or grey bins are used for non-recyclable waste
BLUE CONTAINER: paper – newspapers, magazines, junk mail, envelopes, phone directories and catalogues, cardboard, aerosols, food tins, drink cans and cartons, glass bottles and jars but no other types of glass, plastic bottles, plastic food trays and yoghurt pots, Tetra Pak packaging.
BROWN CONTAINER: plate scrapings, vegetable peelings, meat and bones, egg shells, cooked and uncooked food, teabags and coffee grounds, cut flowers, garden waste such as grass cuttings, prunings and leaves, food waste may be wrapped in newspaper or kitchen paper towels.
GREEN / GREY CONTAINER: general refuse and pet waste, plastic bags, polystyrene, light bulbs but not fluorescent bulbs, glassware such as Pyrex and mirrors, sanitary products, nappies.