Food Waste

Food waste recycling allows residents to place food waste into one container for recycling.

 

Please ensure your caddy is placed on the kerbside (or in your communal bin area) by 7.00am on your collection day.

 

Collected: Weekly

 

Recycling Bags and Containers

*Please only order if absolutely essential*

As council offices are currently closed due to Covid-19, residents can order replacement reusable recycling bags or containers for delivery. Simply complete our online order form to request. We will aim to deliver within 14 days. 

 

Order recycling containers

 

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Residents can place food items out for their food waste recycling. Including:

  • Beans / pasta / rice
  • Bread / cakes / pastries
  • Dairy products (you can include egg shells from your eggs)
  • Meat and fish (including bones and shells from mussels, oysters, etc.)
  • Tea bags / coffee grounds
  • Cat and dog food
  • Guinea pig, rabbit and bird food

Please Note: Do not place packaging, liquids, oils and fats or animal/human faeces out for food waste recycling.

 

What happens to the food waste?

After your food waste is collected, it is taken to a facility where it can be turned into energy thanks to a process called anaerobic digestion. 

 

This video explains the process: