Last Modified March 14, 2013
Recycle your newspapers and magazines
Your blue box is collected every fortnight on the same day as your black bin. See collections and calendar for details.
You can put the following in your blue box:
*Wrap shredded paper in newspaper or put it in a carrier bag and attach it to your blue box. Alternatively shredded paper can go in your green bin.
Please don't put the following in your blue box:
Wrapping paper and greeting cards
Plastic wrapping or bags
Please note: brown paper or paper bags should go in your green bin.
Frequently asked questions
I live in a flat, can I recycle?
Please see Recycling in flats
What happens to everything I put in my blue box?
Please read What happens to my recycling?
What should I do if all my paper doesn’t fit in my blue box?
We want you to recycle as much as you can. You can put any extra paper into carrier bags and put it out alongside your box on collection day.