A-Z Recycling Guide - s

We understand it can be a little confusing knowing which items can or cannot be recycled, what you should do with them or which bin to use. To help make things easier, we’ve put together an A-Z guide for residents that provides guidance on what to do when disposing of items.​

Recycling if you live in a flat or tenement

Bring Sites have been provided to make it easier for residents living in flats and tenements in Dundee to recycle. Please be considerate of others when using these facilities.

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Recycling points across the city

Recycling points are smaller in scale and have a more limited number of bins than Recycling Centres. However, they are sited in locations throughout Dundee.

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What can and cannot go in your bins

Grey (General Waste) Blue (Paper & Cardboard) Burgundy (Metals, plastics, cartons) Green Caddies (Food Waste) Brown (Garden Waste)

Recycle for Dundee

Click on a letter or use the category filter to search for your item.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T V W Y
Item Category Guidance More Info
Sandwich boxes (plastic lined) Food & Drink
  • Not currently recycled.
  • Place in Grey waste bin.
Sauce Bottle (Glass) Food & Drink
Sauce Bottles (Plastic - Squeezable) Food & Drink
Shampoos / Shower Gel bottles (Plastic) Health & Beauty
Shoes Clothing
Smoke Alarms Electrical

 

Soap (Liquid Pump Dispenser) Health & Beauty
Soil/Turf Garden / Organics
Sprays/Aerosol Cans DIY & Home
Syringes/Discarded Needles Special / Hazardous
  • Please don't touch or dispose of in public litter or household bins.
  • Phone 01382 433063 to arrange uplift and disposal of drug related paraphanelia.