Accessibility Statement
Chat icon Chat with us live

What to put in each bin

We are not able to recycle Plastic Bags, Yoghurt Pots and Plastic Food Trays at this time. These should be disposed of in your green landfill bin. 

Use this page to find out what you need to put in your bins.
Every tonne of general waste costs £300 of tax payers money.

Click here for a downloadable chart in PDF format

Green Bin

Green Bin

Non recyclable waste
Non Recyclable

Plastic Food Trays and Yoghurt Pots
Plastic Food Trays & Yoghurt Pots

Plastic Bags
Plastic Bags

Dog Waste and Nappies
Dog Waste, Cat Waste & Nappies


Black Bin

Black Bin

Aerosol Cans
Aerosol Cans

Aluminium Foil
Aluminium Foil

Plastic Bottles
Plastic Bottles

Cans & Tins
Cans & Tins

Glass Bottles & Jars
Glass Bottles & Jars


Blue Bin

Blue Bin

Drinks Cartons
Drinks Cartons

Cardboard
Cardboard

Newspapers and Magazines
Newspapers & Magazines

Junk Mail
Junk Mail

Paper
Paper


Brown Bin

Brown Bin

Plants, Leaves and Small Twigs
Plants, Leaves & Small Twigs

 

Grass Cuttings
Grass Cuttings

Uncooked & Cooked Food
Uncooked & Cooked Food

 


Find out what you can recycle at home through the Greater Manchester Recycling A-Z Guide:
Recycle for Greater Manchester | Your A-Z guide to waste and recycling : Recycle for Greater Manchester

 

Contact Information
Contact by Post

Waste Services
Tame Street Depot
Tame Street
Stalybridge
SK15 1ST
Contact by Telephone
0161 342 8355