Renfrewshire Council

Your blue bin

Here's a list of what can and cannot go into your blue recycling bin.

Blue bin ✔ Cardboard (flattened)
✔ Cereal boxes
✔ Large brown cardboard boxes
✔ Corrugated cardboard
✔ Toilet and kitchen roll tubes
✔ Cardboard packaging
✔ Paper (clean and dry)
✔ Envelopes (with and without windows)
✔ Magazines
✔ Newspapers
✔ Office paper
✔ Telephone directories
✔ Paperback books
✔ Catalogues
✔Junk mail and takeaway menus

✘ Plastic carrier bags Blue bin
✘ Padded envelopes
✘ Plastic wrapping and bubble wrap
✘ Polystyrene
✘ Packaging with food residue
✘ Used tissues and kitchen roll
✘ Foil wrapping paper
✘ Hardback books
✘Glass
✘Plastics & cans

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