What can I recycle in Thanet?

What can I recycle in Thanet?

Food recycling is collected every week….Yes please

  • Meat, fish and bones.
  • Fruit and vegetables.
  • Dairy.
  • Bread, pasta and rice.
  • Teabags and coffee grounds.
  • Eggshells.
  • Pet food.

What can go in the blue lidded bin?

What you can put in the blue top bin

  • Tins, cans and aerosols. food tins and drinks cans.
  • Foil. clean kitchen foil and foil ready meal containers.
  • Paper and card. • cardboard boxes.
  • Glass bottles and jars. • glass drinks bottles (clear and coloured)
  • Plastic bottles.
  • Plastic tubs and trays.

What goes in red recycling box?

As a general rule, red recycling bins are used for plastics, although many councils will allow you to collect plastics in your ‘dry’ recycling bin, whatever colour it may be. If you have a red recycling container, you can use it for the following: Plastic bottles. Food trays / plastic punnets.

What bin does polystyrene go in Kent?

Recycling Bin – green bin and black box

Can Can’t
Newspaper & magazines Plastic sacks
Leaflets, envelopes & junk mail Polystyrene
Phone books & yellow pages Textiles
Cardboard packaging

What is the red lid bin?

Your waste bin (red lid) is for general household rubbish that cannot go in the recycling or organics bins, including: Soft plastics (eg. plastic wrap, cling film, newspaper sleeves, plastic bags, bin liners).

Can bubble wrap go in the blue bin?

Do not use your blue recycling bin for: nappies: these can’t be recycled and should be placed in the refuse bin. food waste: this can’t be recycled and should be placed in the refuse bin. plastic film and wrapping: this can’t be recycled and should be placed in the refuse bin.

What bin do old shoes go in?

If your shoes are truly beat and you can’t fathom another person loving them — a good rule of thumb is that if the uppers are still in good condition, the shoe can have a second life — toss them into a recycling bin instead of the trash.

Can you put flowers in the food waste bin?

Yes. You can put a small amount of cut flowers in your food waste collection but it needs to be in a compostable bag or wrapped in newspaper.

When will Thanet’s waste and recyling centres reopen?

Thanet’s waste and recyling centres will reopen on Friday (May 15) for essential use with phone and online bookings for slots being taken from Wednesday. The sites will be open to the public between 9am and 3pm rather than the usual opening hours in order to allow for enhanced cleaning.

Do you offer collection services in the Thanet District?

We offer a chargeable collection service to householders in the Thanet District. Items for collection should be placed in the front garden of your property and be safely and easily accessible.

How do I dispose of waste at KCC?

Recycle – take the item to a KCC Recycling Centre (tip). Pay a local registered waste carrier to remove it. It is your responsibility to make sure that the company employed is properly registered with the local Environment Agency. Ask the question and obtain a receipt, it’s your proof that the waste was disposed of legally.

How do I dispose of household waste?

Dry cell batteries, used engines oil, paint and household cooking oil should be taken to a KCC Recycling Centre (tip). This service is not available to landlords. Landlords would need to contact a registered trade waste carrier to dispose of bulk waste items. Dumping furniture or other waste on open land, in alleyways or by litter bins is illegal.

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