Prepare for your food scraps recycling collection

Everything you need to know to ensure your contribution is a success.

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What you need to do

 Items accepted in the food scraps bin include leftovers and spoiled food; fruit and veg peelings; dairy products; eggs and eggshells; meat, small bones, fish and seafood (no shells); bread, pastries, cakes and biscuits; rice, grains, cereals and noodles; and tea bags, tea leaves and coffee grounds. Items not accepted in the food scraps bin include food-soiled paper towels or napkins; plastic bags and plastic film; food packaging, takeaway containers, meat trays and foil; and general rubbish.