What goes in your bins

Get the Right stuff in the Right bin. Recycling saves resources and helps protect the environment.


Brown food waste caddy

We collect food waste from households in towns and villages. Other households can take food waste to recycling centres.

Indoor and outdoor caddies

Use the indoor caddy to collect food waste in your kitchen before placing in the larger outdoor caddy.

You can use any liner for the indoor caddy. Plastic liners are removed during processing and landfilled.


The food waste caddy is collected weekly - find your collection day.

New or replacement caddies

If your caddy is lost or missing you can order one:

Order an outdoor food caddy

What goes in the caddy

Use the caddy for all food waste, cooked or uncooked:

  • dairy
  • meat
  • bones
  • fruit
  • vegetables
  • bread
  • rice and pasta
  • fish
  • tea/coffee grounds
  • egg shells
  • gravy or soup – please strain first
  • pet food - tinned or dry

Do not put liquids into the caddies. Please remove all packaging before putting food waste into the caddies.

Reduce food waste

Lots of tips, tools and recipes to help reduce food waste in your home are available on the Love Food Hate Waste website.

Indoor and outdoor food caddies
Use the smaller indoor caddy (front) to collect food waste in your kitchen. Transfer the waste to the outdoor caddy for collection.