What you can and can't put in your bin

Items that can and cannot go in your food waste bin

The following can be put in your food waste bin:
  • raw food - vegetables, fruit, meat and fish
  • cooked food - vegetables, fruit, meat and fish
  • meat and fish bones
  • teabags and coffee grounds
  • dairy products - eggshells and cheese
  • bread, cakes and pastries
  • rice, pasta and beans
  • out of date food
  • food scrapings from your plate
  • animal food - wet and dry cat and dog food
  • shredded paper
We cannot accept the following:
  • other bags, even if they are biodegradable - only use the bags supplied
  • any food packaging - plastic, cans, glass, trays, cartons
  • liquid foods or drinks - oils, fat, gravies, milk
  • animal waste