What Colour bins West Lancs?

What Colour bins West Lancs?

Recycling Plastic and Cardboard (Blue and Green bins) It is now easier for West Lancashire residents to recycle more plastic waste. Along with plastic bottles, which were already collected, residents can put clean plastic pots, tubs and trays in their blue recycling bin at home.

What goes in the blue lidded bin?

Yes, please

  • Cleaner and detergent bottles (for example – bathroom cleaners, washing up liquid, bleach).
  • Toiletries and other bathroom bottles (for example – shampoo and shower gel).
  • Drinks bottles (for example – juice, squash, milk).
  • Skin care product bottles.
  • Ready-to-use plant food and pesticide bottles.

What are the different bin Colours?

Your coloured household wheeled bins take different kinds of waste….What goes in your bins

  • your blue bin is for recyclable waste.
  • your brown bin is for garden waste and food waste.
  • your green or grey bin is for non-recyclable waste.

Which Colour bin is for plastic?

Green recycling bins are meant for plastic bottles or cans. In some cases, this may be yellow, so be sure to see what the local regulations are for you. Paper and plastic are the most commonly recycled items, but there are other colors as well.

Which Colour bin does cardboard go into?

blue bin
Use your blue bin to recycle certain clean paper, cardboard, aluminium and plastic products as listed below. Use your brown or green bin for food waste and garden waste such as grass clippings, weeds, leaves and tree branches or twigs.

What are the colours of recycle bins?

The colours used for the different types of recycling and waste bins can vary from business to business, however these are the colours commonly used:

  • BLUE: Paper and cardboard.
  • GREEN: Glass bottles and jars.
  • RED – Plastic bottles and packaging.
  • GREY or BLACK –Tins and cans.

What type of garbage is thrown in blue bins?

The blue bin will be used for collecting plastic, paper, metal and other dry waste material. In case of plastic and paper waste, the soiled waste must be rinsed before being dumped into the bins.

What colors are recycling bins?

While there is no universal standard, the color blue is commonly used to indicate a bin is for recycling in public settings, however, the color green may also be used in some regions, on some bins.

How do I Find my West Lancashire bin collection dates?

Find your collection dates by typing your postcode, street or house name into the ‘Your West Lancashire’ panel on this page. Please leave your bins and/or boxes at your normal collection point by 7.00am, with the lid closed, and take them back to your property after they have been emptied.

How much does the council spend on replacing wheelie bins?

In 2013 the council spent approximately £35,000 on replacing wheelie bins. The charge will help to offset purchase, administrative, and delivery costs associated with providing a replacement bin.

What is an assisted bin collection?

Assisted collections are available to eligible residents that meet specific criteria such as being physically unable to present bins for collection and living alone. Applications will be assessed and where residents meet the criteria for assisted collections, a Waste Management Officer will make contact to arrange access to the bins.

How do I dispose of my bins and boxes?

Please leave your bins and/or boxes at your normal collection point by 7.00am, with the lid closed, and take them back to your property after they have been emptied. We keep our website and social media updated with any interruptions or delays to collection services.