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Big Red Bin main

Big Red Bin

    • Modular recycling station for internal use designed to collect general waste and mixed recycling.

    • Capacity Waste Types Dimensions (L×W×H)
      Standard General Waste
      Dry Mixed Recycling (DMR)
      0.33 x 0.5 x 0.81 m
    • Our contamination policy helps you to identify the types of waste are allowed and also not allowed in each type of container. This ensures that your waste does not become contaminated and your waste can be collected without contamination problems.

      What's Allowed What's Not
      Material/Container Type: Dry Mixed Recyclate
      • Paper– e.g. dry paper waste, newspapers, office paper and magazines
      • Cardboard– e.g. corrugated cardboard, cereal boxes and card
      • Metal cans– e.g. clean, empty drinks cans and food tins
      • Plastic– e.g. packaging films, rinsed out milk bottles,empty drinks bottles & clean salad trays, rinsedout margarine tubs &microwaveable meal trays

      N.B. Only clear sacks can be used

      • Black bags (because our drivers cannot see if it is recyclable material in the bag)
      • Waxed paper cups (takeaway cups from most high street coffee chains)
      • Crisp packets and sweet wrappers
      • Food and canteen waste
      • Liquids
      • Polystyrene
      • Glass and ceramics
      • Wood
      • Textiles or lengths of strapping
      • Hard and rigid plastics (e.g. window frames, pipes, drums or other bulky non-compactable plastic items)
      • Containers with any residue of food or hazardous material(e.g. paint tins or bleach bottles)
      Material/Container Type: General Waste for Trade Waste, Bag Collections & Front End Loaders

      Non-hazardous waste

      Any waste electronic or electrical equipment, batteries, gas bottles, fluorescent tubes, paint tins, hazardous waste, animal-by-products, clinical, nappy or sanitary waste, kennel waste, liquids, timber, rubble, large pieces of metal or other bulky waste