The brown bin

For food and organic waste.

Food waste recycling

All households with a kerbside collection regardless of where they live are now entitled to a “brown bin” for food and garden waste. Householders can simply separate cooked and raw food and leave the bin out as part of your normal kerbside waste collection so it can be sent to a composting site or to an anaerobic digestion plant to make green energy.

Do you know what happens to the contents of you food waste recycle bin?

Preventing food waste

Where possible we should prevent food waste in the first instance. Read top tips and advice.