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Tips to Get Your Waste Sorted

ALL BINS

  • Keep bins in the shade with the lid closed, if it is loose, let us know.
  • Hose out your bin onto the garden or lawn after it has been emptied
 Red lid bin  

RED LID BINS (WASTE)

  • Double bag and tie off human and animal waste such as nappies and wipes; cat litter and dog droppings
  • Freeze smelly food waste such as seafood until collection day
  • Don’t allow flies to lay their eggs on waste food or have uncovered bins in the kitchen – this leads to maggots in the wheelie bin

 

Green waste                 

GREEN LID BIN (ORGANICS)

  • Use compostable bags Difference between compostable bags and biodegradable bags
  • Wrap your food scraps in used kitchen paper or newspaper
  • Layer your food scraps with green waste such as lawn clippings and leaves
  • Freeze smelly food waste such as seafood until collection day (do not wrap in plastic)

 

Yellow Lid Waste                  

YELLOW LID BIN (RECYCLE)

  • Rinse containers to remove food and liquid reside