Recycling in Newport 

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What goes where …

RED BAG = Plastics, tins and cans (no glass).
GREEN BOX = Cardboard, glass bottles / jars.
BLUE BOX = Paper, light card, clothes, electrical items.
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A – Z of recycling

Adhesives and Glue – Cannot be recycled
Aerosols – Red Bag (make sure empty)
Aluminium Cans – Red bag
Aluminium Trays – Red bag (please rinse).

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Boxes and bags

Pick up boxes and bags from the Reuse Centre in Lliswerry. Order online here, or phone01633 281 281.
Food liners available from all libraries.
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Missed or rejected?

Occasionally we miss a house (Collection day by area here). Sometimes we find potentially harmful materials when we are not expecting them – eg glass in plastic. Phone if unsure.
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Furniture + computers

Grab a bargain at either the Reuse Centre in Lliswerry or the Tip Shop on Docks Way.
We also collect good quality unwanted furniture and electrical goods.
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Commercial Recycling

More than 330 companies across south east Wales trust us with their recycling.  Find out here how we can reduce your waste costs and improve your environmental credentials.
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Our most common questions.

* My neighbours have a red bag but I don’t.

          Contact us and we will deliver one ASAP.

* Can I still use my green sack for cardboard?

          Yes – but start by filling up your green box first.

* My red bag is not big enough.

          We can supply an extra red bag for larger households.

* My boxes are not big enough.

          We can deliver extra boxes, please contact us.

* My recycling was not collected.

          Please phone us and we will investigate.

* I have a trolley box – click here.

* More FAQs Here …


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