If you’re doing a post Christmas clear-out and the items can be reused please take them to the Tip Shop or phone the Reuse Centre on 01633 216 855.


If your green box gets full we will take the equivalent volume as side waste. Either place in a box or tie a bundle with string. Please put out cardboard as you get it rather than saving it – we get very full.



If you’re getting a new sofa and your old one is in good condition contact us on 01633 216 855 and we may be able to collect.


If you aren’t already using our food waste service this is a good time to start. If your food waste goes in your general waste it will be sitting there for up to two weeks.

Old Electrical items

Even if it no longer works  we can recycle small electrical items, from old phones to computers. If it works consider taking it to the Tip Shop or our reuse centre.

Cards + wrapping paper

Christmas cards and wrapping paper both go in green box with the cardboard. Shiny wrapping paper / foil cannot be recycled.


Sorry, we do not collect these but all libraries, many larger supermarkets, and the civic amenity site on Docks Way will take them.

Christmas Trees

These can be chopped up and put in the garden waste bin for collection in March, or taken to the civic amenity site on Docks Way or booked in as a bulky waste collection from the Council (fee applies).


Unwanted presents!

Just what I always wanted … (not). Someone out there will love the awful thing  your aunt gave you. Donate it to the Tip Shop!

Unwanted Relatives

They should have left by now . Sorry, no we cannot take them, they are not recyclable and would clog up our trucks.  Some older models might even be classified as hazardous.