Recycle these in your green bin
- Tins (give them a quick rinse, no need to remove paper labels)
- Drink cans
- Empty aerosol cans (deodorant, shaving foam, hairspray)
- Foil (scrunch small pieces up to make a bigger ball)
Bring your old batteries to a battery bank (they’re in every supermarket and there’s a map here.)
Putting batteries in either of your wheelie bins could start a fire.
Some items look like metal but are actually a mix of metal and plastic. Don’t let them sneak into your green bin. Put them in your black bin or bring them to a Terracyle drop off point.
- crisp packets (this includes pringles tubes)
- biscuit wrappers
- pet food pouches
- chocolate bar wrappers
To check if something is metal or plastic do the scrunch test – if it stays scrunched it’s metal and if it bounces back it’s plastic.
Leeds City Council sent this bulletin at 03-07-2020 02:00 PM BST