There are no current plans to resume a separate collection of paper in the blue boxes, if this changes you will be notified by a hook-on on your black bin. Instead, please continue to recycle your paper in the brown bin.
Please check our service updates regularly for any further changes.
Whilst we recognise the benefit of reducing single use plastic some of the 'compostable' alternatives are not suited to the technologies used in Hertfordshire. For more information please see: Biodegradable Plastic - what you need to know.
Find out more about the journey of your recyclables from kerbside to end destination. Visit WasteAware and read some of the most frequently asked questions.
Most flats have some form of recycling. It is important to only put the correct items in your recycling bin - see Recycling in Flats for more information.
Please note: you may need to cut up larger pieces of cardboard to make it fit in the recycling bins supplied to flats. Alternatively you can take any oversized/bulky items to a Recycling Centre.