Nearly all of us recycle from the kitchen but there is a lot that can be recycled from the bathroom too. Items from the bathroom may be overlooked but can play a valuable part in increasing the recycling from our homes.
By taking just a little extra time, the following items can all be recycled from
Please ensure all items are placed loose in the blue bin and not bagged as this may result in your bin not being emptied.
Please also have a look at our guidance leaflet (pdf 9.6mb)
Is there something you are still not sure about? Please have a look at our Frequently Asked Questions (pdf 158kb) which may provide the information you need.
If the information you require is not there please do not hesitate to contact us by emailing email@example.com or calling 01785 619402.
We currently have a recording into our Contact Centre reminding residents to recycle from the bathroom whilst they are waiting for their call to be answered. The message has been recorded by a local 11 year old girl who won a competition to be the 'Voice'.
If you need more room for your mixed recycling in the blue bin, the caddy can be taken out and placed at the side of the bin for collection. If the caddy is placed beside the bin please put the paper inside carrier bags, to prevent the paper from blowing away or getting excessively wet. These bags will not be returned to your property but will be recycled.
If you still need more room we can also offer an additional blue bin free of charge. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01785 619402 to
Please have a look at our short film, Message in a Bottle that shows the collection and sorting process.