A-Z Recycling Guide
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.Search nearest Bring Site
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.Search nearest Recycling Point
What can and cannot go in your bins
Click on a letter or use the category filter to search for your item.
|Books (Paperback)||Books & Print|
|Bottles Glass (Wine, Beer etc )||Food & Drink|
|Boxes (Cardboard Take Aways - e.g. Pizza, Fish & Chips)||Food & Drink||
|Boxes (Cardboard)||Storage & Packaging|
|Boxes (Plastic Storage)||Storage & Packaging||
|Bubble Wrap||Storage & Packaging||
|Cartons (Tetra-paks - a type of plasticised cardboard carton)||Food & Drink||
Typically used for storing liquids such as milk, soup, fruit juice, tomatoes etc. Tetra Pak - 75% paperboard, 20% of polyethylene and 5% of aluminium.
|Cassettes & Video Tapes||Entertainment||