Commercial Waste - What Goes Where?

All Paper and Card Products

Yes please

        Trade journals and magazines
       Phone books and yellow pages
       
Cardboard boxes and packaging
       
Beverage cartons
✔        
Envelopes (inc.window envelopes)
       
Letters and unwanted mail                
       
Scrap and shredded paper

 No thanks

X         Plastic bags
X         Plastic bottles
X         Polystyrene
X         Crisp packets
X         Padded envelopes
X         Tissues
X         Metallic wrapping paper
X         Food contaminated paper / card
X         Painted paper / card
X         Land fill waste

All Glass Containers

Yes please

✔        Glass bottles and jars 

No thanks

X        Plastic bags
       Pyrex
       Mirror or window glass
       Bottle tops and lids

Cans and Plastic Bottles 

Yes please

✔        Drinks cans and food tins 
        Foil food trays
✔        Clean tin foil
✔        Aerosols
✔        Metal bottle tops and jar lids
        Plastic bottles and containers (types PET 1 & HDPE 2)

 The plastic type code can be found embossed on or near the base of the plastic bottle 

No thanks

X        Plastic bags
X        Oil and paint tins

All Other Waste that Cannot be Recycled

Please dispose of these materials in the residual (landfill) waste stream. Please make sure all waste is contained within the bin, with the lid closed. Do not leave excess or side waste beside your bin as it will not be uplifted and could be burst open by birds and animals.

Contact Us

Recycling Hotline

waste@moray.gov.uk

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