What can be recycled and where?

What can be recycled and where?

You can recycle a lot of your waste through your wheelie bins at home.


Blue binBlue recycling bin

Food and drinks tins and trays, plastic bottles and containers, paper, cardboard and more.

You can also recycle glass bottles and jars in the black caddy inside your blue bin. 

Get full details of what can and can't be recycled through your blue wheelie bin.


Green binGreen waste bin

Garden waste and most types of cooked and raw food waste.

Find out what can and can't go into your green wheelie bin.


What happens to my recycling? Find out more here.

Before you throw your unwanted items out, have you thought about:

Recycling other items

Derbyshire County Council has a detailed A to Z guide where you can find out how to dispose of a wide variety of waste.

Many types of waste can be recycled at the household waste recycling centre

Last updated on 28/02/2024