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Which bin should I use?

Item Can it be recycled? Where does it go?
Apple Core Yes Food waste bin located in every kitchen 
Banana Skin Yes Food waste bin located in every kitchen 
Batteries Yes Battery collection bin in Catering Outlets
Blue Roll No General waste
Bottle Tops Yes Recycling Bin
Cans Yes Recycling Bin
Cardboard Yes Flattened and placed in designated waste collection points for weekly collection by the Porters
CD's Yes Send to the Porter's Lodge via the internal post
Coffee Grounds Yes Food waste bin located in every kitchen 
Compostable Paper Cups (not lids, these can go into the plastics and cans recycling) Yes Cup recycling stations, located in each Catering Outlet
Compostable Sandwich Wrappers No General waste
Crisp Packets Yes Crisp packet recycling stations, located in each Catering Outlet
Coffee Pods Yes Coffee pod recycling stations, located in each Catering Outlet
Drink Cartons Yes Paper recycling or Plastic/Cans Recycling Bin
Elastic Bands No General waste
Electrical Equipment - Fans, Fridges etc Yes Contact Liaison Line for collection
Envelopes - All (plain, window and padded) Yes Paper recycling
Filing Trays Yes Plastic/Cans Recycling Bin
Fluorescent Bulbs & Tubes Yes Contact Liaison Line for collection
Food Waste Yes Food waste bin located in every kitchen 
Glass Yes Glass Recycling Bin in nearest kitchen or at nearest Catering Outlets
Highlighter Pens Yes Plastic and can recycilng bin
Juice Cartons No General waste
Keys Yes Contact Liaison Line 
Lever Arch Box Files Yes Place in clear plastic sacks, tie and place in designated waste collection points for weekly collection by the Porters
Lever Arch Files Yes Place in clear plastic sacks, tie and place in designated waste collection points for weekly collection by the Porters
Media - tapes, discs etc Yes Send to the Porter's Lodge via internal post
Metal Yes Small quantity(staplers) in the plastic recycling bin. Large quantity - contact Liaison Line to arrange collection
Metal Foil (no food) Yes Plastic/Cans Recycling Bin
Panini Wrappers No General waste
Paper Yes Paper Recycling Bin
Paper Clips Yes Recycling Bin
Paper Napkins No General waste
Pencils Yes Paper Recycling Bin
Pens Yes Plastic/Cans Recycling Bin
Plant Leaves Yes Food waste bin located in every kitchen 
Plastic Bottles Yes Plastic/Cans Recycling Bin - rinsed & remove all lids
Plastic bound documents Yes Small amounts can go in paper recycling bin. Larger amounts to be placed in clear plastic sacks, tied and left in designated waste collection points for weekly collection by the Porters
Plastic Cups Yes Recycling Bin (rinsed)
Plastic Cutlery No General waste
Plastic Food Container Yes Plastic/Cans Recycling Bin (rinsed)
Plastic Packaging Yes Plastic/Cans Recycling Bin
Plastic Ring Binders Yes Plastic/Cans Recycling Bin
Plastic Wallets Yes Plastic/Cans Recycling Bin
Polystyrene No General waste
Post-it notes Yes Paper Recycling Bin
Sellotape No General waste
Spiral bound notebooks Yes Small amounts can go in paper recycling bin. Larger amounts to be placed in clear plastic sacks, tied and left in designated waste collection points for weekly collection by the Porters
Staples Yes Plastic/Cans Recycling Bin
Sweet Wrappers No General waste
Tea Bags Yes Food waste bin located in every kitchen 
Tissues No General waste
Yoghurt Pots Yes Plastic/Cans Recycling Bin (rinsed)

 

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