What goes in brown bin Stevenage?

Brown bin

  • All food waste (raw or cooked)
  • Garden waste (including hedge trimmings, grass cuttings, twigs and leaves – no plant pots, treated wood or tools)
  • Compostable bags (with the seed logo) or newspaper for wrapping food.

What can you put in a brown recycling bin?

Brown recycling bins

  • paper.
  • thin card.
  • cardboard boxes.
  • plastic bottles – rinsed and with the lids removed (this includes plastic bottles such as water, milk, bleach, washing up liquid, shampoo, make up, and medicine bottle, disinfectant, plant feed and liquid fertiliser bottles)
  • aluminium and steel tins and cans – rinsed.

Are brown bins compulsory?

On domestic waste, the consultation document states: “The provision of an organic waste [brown] bin will be mandatory as part of a waste collection service for all households.”

What are the brown garbage bins for?

RESIDENTIAL CURBSIDE BINS Blue bin (for recyclables) Green bin (for yard trimmings) Brown bin (for horse manure)

What Colour bin does dog poo go in?

black bin
As a rule, it is always better to dispose of your dog’s waste at home: In your domestic waste bin (black bin). Make sure you double wrap the waste to prevent smells. Biodegradable dog waste bags are available from some retailers and provide a more environmentally friendly alternative to plastic bags.

What should be in the brown bin?

What goes in my brown bin? Raw or cooked food; meat, poultry and fish, including bones, fruit and vegetables, teabags, coffee grinds and paper filters, bread, biscuits, rice, pasta, dairy products, eggshells and cardboard egg boxes, out-of-date food with packaging removed and grass clippings and small twigs.

Can you put compostable bags in brown bin?

A biodegradable bag is not permitted in the brown bin for the simple reason that it does not breakdown. Biodegradable bags are mostly made using petrochemically-based plastics which have an additive which allows them to break apart into smaller pieces of plastic over time.

Can you put tin foil in the brown bin?

Clean foil. Clean foil trays. Trays/punnets (e.g. raw meat or ham trays; take-away trays; fruit and veg). Remove any film lids, film wrapping, and absorbent pads in the bottom of the trays, and put these in your general rubbish.

Is there a charge for brown bins?

The charges set out are as follows: 11 cent per kilogram for a black bin for residual waste. 6 cent per kilogram for the brown bin for organic waste. Plus the flat-rate charge for the year set out by your bin company.

What color is the garbage bin?

These are: General Waste – Dark Green or Black body with Red lid. Mixed (Commingled) recycling (glass, plastic, metal and paper combined) – Dark Green or Black body with Yellow lid. Green Waste/Organics – Dark Green or Black body with Lime Green lid.

What do you need to know about Stevenage recycling bins?

Stevenage households have a number of different bins for different materials. The following page summarises what your household should have and what they can be used for. If you would like to report a damaged or lost bin, or you would like additional capacity to be able to recycle more, please see our request new or additional bins page.

How big is a wheelie bin at Stevenage?

Your black “wheelie bin” is for waste that cannot be recycled. Our standard bin size was 240 litre but we are now issuing 180 litre bins as standard as we are now able to offer residents more recycling facilities Garden waste (including hedge trimmings, grass cuttings, twigs and leaves – no plant pots, treated wood or tools)

Where does the brown bin go at Barna?

The Barna Recycling Brown Bin is used for kitchen and organic waste. This organic material is taken to our purpose built composting facility with the capacity to manage 40,000 tonnes of organic waste annually.

Where to put food waste in a brown bin?

No food waste should be placed in the brown bin. Flats with a food waste only brown bin service have their food waste collected weekly from a communal brown bin. Sign up to have an additional bin collected.