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General Recycling Wheelie Bin Tips Print

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Recycling Tips

Items that can be recycled

Recycle clean, dry paper and light cardboard only.

This includes:

  • newspapers,
  • magazines,
  • telephone books,
  • office paper,
  • junk mail,
  • comics and
  • Light cardboard

Make sure cardboard is flattened. Avoid wedging it into your bin as this may result in it not being emptied properly.

Rinse, clean and dry food cartons and boxes before putting in your recycle bin.

  • Laminated or waxed papers for example, paper cups
  • Beverage cartons for example, Tetrapak, milk or orange juice cartons can all be recycled.

Rinse, clean and dry plastic bottles, cartons and tubs before putting in your recycle bin.

  • Drinks bottles, detergent bottles, yogurt and butter cartons can all be recycled.

Make sure to rinse and remove lids from containers before recycling.

Rinse, clean and dry all aluminum cans and tins including lids before putting in your recycle bin.

  • Soft drink and beer cans
  • Food tins - fruit, vegetables and pet food tins can all be recycled.

Composting Tips

Composting is the breakdown of organic material such as kitchen or garden waste by organisms that feed on the waste and convert it into an earth-like mass. The compost can then be used as a soil conditioner.

Items that can be used to compost:

  • Fruit and vegetable remains/waste
  • Teabags and coffee grounds
  • Crushed egg shells
  • Grass cuttings
  • Hedge clippings
  • Weeds
  • Old plants and garden cuttings
  • Fallen leaves

Oversized Items

All oversized items such as furniture, mattresses etc. are accepted at the Country Clean Recycling bring centre in Churchfield Cork City. For more information phone 021 4300130.

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