Bins, rubbish and recycling See which recycling bin to use

Green bins, containers and boxes

Your green bin is for food and garden waste. Things you can put in it include:

  • Meat and fish bones
  • Raw and cooked food
  • Tea bags and coffee grinds
  • Egg shells
  • Grass cuttings, hedge clippings, twigs and branches.

Food waste should be put in compostable bags first. We can supply these.

Get advice on how to reduce food waste

Watch a video on how to use your bins.

If you are still unsure, Recycle for Greater Manchester has more information on what to do with different items.

 

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