What Goes in each Bin? Get it Right on Bin Night!

What Goes in each Bin? Get it Right on Bin Night!

What Goes in each Bin? This is a very commonly asked question we receive all the time. Putting the right rubbish in the right bin helps us to recycle properly. We won't collect bins with the wrong types of rubbish in them so make sure you Get it Right on Bin Night!

General Waste Bin Do's

General refuse Plastic bags Nappies Plastic food wrappings Aluminum foil Animal waste Ashes Netting from oranges/ onions Tin Foil Aero board  Contaminated & Wet Paper Soiled food Plasters, etc Sanitary Waste Styrofoam

Recycling Waste Bin Do's

Recycling plays such a huge part in preserving the quality of the environment as the waste can be recovered, treated and repurposed into something brand new. Please note: A recycling bin with incorrect materials cannot be accepted on collection day.

What goes in the Recycling Bin? 

  • Aluminium drinks cans  
  • Foil takeaway trays  
  • Clean aluminium foil
  • All cardboard (clean & dry)
  • Cardboard egg boxes
  • Clothing labels
  • Catalogues
  • Envelopes
  • Flyers & junk mail
  • Magazines
  • Newspapers
  • Drink bottles
  • Detergent/fabric softener bottles
  • Milk bottles
  • Biscuit tins
  • Soup tins
  • Steel food tins
  • Juice cartons (rinsed out)
  • Milk cartons (rinsed out)
  • Soup cartons (rinsed out)

Organic Waste Do's

If you use your brown bin correctly, the average family can reduce the waste going into their green general waste bin by nearly 30%. This waste can also be converted into a nutrient dense fertiliser for farmers.

What can go in the organic bin? All cooked & raw foods 

  • Garden Waste: Cut flowers & plants, Grass cuttings, Hedge clippings Leaves
  • Other Compostable Waste: Egg boxes, Paper napkins & paper towels, Soiled paper plates

Hope this helps!

About Kollect

We give flexibility to our customers by offering them a pay-as-you-go bin collection service, allowing you to book your bin collection online whenever your bin is full.Kollect.ie is the only Pay-as-you-go Bin Collection booking engine in Ireland.

Kollect is also Ireland's leading provider of skip hire, junk removal and recycling solutions, covering all areas nationwide, recovering over 80% of the waste resource material it handles annually.