Please note: Cardboard drinks cups (including takeaway coffee and tea cups) cannot go into food waste collection.
(Brown bin or green for former North Down residents.)
(Blue bin or green for former Lisburn residents.)
*Please put in a separate bag.
Tips to help you increase your recycling:
If you don’t have a food waste bin or a kitchen food waste caddy, you can:
If you are waiting for a caddy and have a food waste bin, you can place food waste directly into your food waste bin or wrap it in newspaper.
What to do with your pumpkin waste
Pumpkins are vegetables, they should be eaten not just carved! Even those marked ‘Carving pumpkins’ can, and should, be eaten.
Eat your pumpkin and join the #pumpkinrescue mission!
Sharps boxes can also be purchased from pharmacies.
If you put the wrong materials into your recycling bins or boxes, we won't be able to collect them. It can contaminate our collection and all waste in the lorry may have to go to landfill.
We'll put a non-collection tag on it telling you why it wasn't collected. Please remove the offending item, dispose of it correctly and put your bin or box out on the next collection date.