Your recyclables should be placed loose in your green bin – not in bags.
Things that can go in your green bin include:
(don’t forget to rinse them out first)
- Food and drink cans, both aluminium and steel
- Glass – all bottles and jars (so no more trips to the bottle bank!)
- Aluminium foil and trays including takeaway and ready meal containers
- Plastic pots including yoghurt pots, containers for gravies and fresh sauces
- Plastic food tubs and trays including margarine tubs, meat and vegetable trays
- Empty aerosol cans
- Plastic bottles, such as milk, drinks, bleach, shampoo
- Paper, including envelopes (including windowed), shredded paper and cardboard
- Food and drink cartons including milk, juice, smoothie and soup containers
Bottle tops can be left on
Things that can’t go in your green bin include:
- toys, video tapes, CD’S and DVD’s
- plastic plant pots, washing up bowls
- cutlery and drainer trays
- plastic paint pots
- soft plastic – polystyrene
- bubble wrap, plastic sheets, carrier bags
- sweets and crisp wrappers
- textile (clothing, carpet and shoes)
- wood and metal paint tins
This is a chargeable service provided by NNDC and contracted to Kier May Gurney. It runs between March and November with collections taking place fortnightly on Fridays.
Each brown bin costs;
- £49 per year each when paid for via Direct Debit
- or £55 per year for other payment methods
Clicking the button below will take you to the North Norfolk District Council web page where you can order as many as you like.
Things that can go in your brown bin include;
- Grass cuttings, weeds, leaves
- Flowers, plants, vegetable tops
- Hedge clippings, twigs, bark
- Small branches
- Christmas trees
- Shredded paper
Currently you are not able to dispose of kitchen waste (e.g. vegetable peelings etc.) in the brown bin.
Any additional garden waste placed alongside the brown bin will not be collected.
Please be careful not to fill the bin so it is too heavy to move.