Organics Waste Bin


All food and garden waste can be collected in this new waste collection stream for organic waste.  To reduce odour problems, biodegradable bags are available or you can simply wrap organic items in old news papers before placing them in the brown bin.  Further tips on food waste prevention can be viewed on


Items for placing in the Food Waste bin include:

  • Garden Waste i.e. grass cuttings, hedge clippings, etc
  • Food scraps (including cooked/uncooked meat, fish and poultry)
  • Shellfish and Bones
  • Eggs and Egg Shells
  • Egg Boxes
  • Dairy Products (Cheese, Yoghurt, etc)
  • Soups and Sauces
  • Table and Plate Scrapings
  • Fruit peelings
  • Vegetable peelings
  • Breads
  • Cakes and Pastries
  • Cereals
  • Pasta, Rice, Dough
  • Teabags
  • Coffee Grinds and Paper Filters
  • Biscuits
  • Food Soiled Napkins and Paper Towels
  • Wet Cardboard and Paper
  • Food Soiled Pizza Boxes
  • Hair (Human and Pet hair)
  • Saw Dust
  • Dog Foul


Items which are prohibited from going into this waste stream include:

  • Plastic of any sort
  • Glass
  • Clothes
  • Hazardous Waste
  • All Recyclables
  • Batteries