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Thorntons Recycling

Existing Customers

Thorntons Recycling

New Customers

  • Easy-signup and hassle-free collection
  • Download our Direct Debit form here
  • Award-winning 3 bin collection service
  • Excellent customer service
  • Manage your account online or via our app

What can I put in my bin?

Thorntons Recycling
  • All general waste
  • Nappies
  • Soiled food
  • Packaging
  • Old candles
  • Plasters, etc
  • Vacuum cleaner contents
  • Broken delph
  • Contaminated plastics
  • Polystyrene
Thorntons Recycling
  • Asbestos
  • Batteries (Find out more here about disposing of your batteries correctly)
  • Chemical waste
  • Contaminated soil & stones
  • Electrical goods
  • Light bulbs
  • Hazardous waste
  • Inks
  • Liquid waste
  • Materials contaminated with oil, e.g. oil filters or rags
  • Oil/water mixtures
  • Paints or empty paint tins
  • Timber/Wood
  • Tyres
  • Pressurised vessels e.g. deodorant cans
  • Glass
  • Grass Cuttings (please use brown bin)
  • Plastics recyclable grade 1,2 or 4 (please use your green bin)
Thorntons Recycling
  • Newspapers/General paper
  • Magazines
  • Cardboard Packaging
  • Steel/Tin Cans 
  • Tetra-Pak Milk & Juice Cartons
  • Plastic Bottles (Mineral/Milk/Juice/Shampoo/Detergents)
  • Plastic Film/soft plastics (shrinkwrap, crisps, etc)
  • Rigid Plastics (Pots/Tubs/Trays)

All materials must be clean, dry, and loose.

Thorntons Recycling
  • Glass
  • Garden waste or food waste
  • Clothing
  • General waste
  • Food waste
  • Nappies
  • Rigid Black Plastic
  • Black plastic bags
  • Pressurized vessels e.g. deodorant cans
  • Compost
Thorntons Recycling
  • Leaves, weeds, and mosses (not sprayed with weed killer)
  • Dead plants and flowers
  • Grass and hedge cuttings (finger-sized twigs)
  • Bread, pasta, and rice
  • Meat, fish, poultry bones
  • Out of date food (no plastic packaging)
  • Teabags, coffee grounds, and paper filters
  • Fruit and vegetables (cooked and uncooked)
  • Food soiled cardboard or paper (no coated paper)
  • Eggs and dairy products (no plastic packaging)
  • Paper napkins and paper towels 
Thorntons Recycling
  • Plastics of any kind
  • Food cans, drink cans, cutlery, tin foil
  • Sweet and Crisp wrappers
  • Household hazardous items – batteries, oils etc , Weed killer or anything sprayed with weed killer
  • Glass and Crockery
  • Glossy paper or magazines, Tetra pak and Cartons
  • Nappies/sanitary items
  • Cat litter
  • Ashes and Coal, Rocks, gravel, stones, clay, soil and stumps