Bins, waste and recycling

Find your nearest recycling sites and how to access them. Learn about your blue, brown and green bins, including what to put in them and collection dates. Plus how to reduce and reuse waste, compost, burn waste, and report fly-fipping or fly-posting.

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Recycle your electricals

Recycle your electricals
Find out why electricals can't go in household bins and what can be done with them once no longer needed or broken.


Humberfield Reuse Shop

Have you visited the Reuse shop at Humberfield HWRS, Hessle, or the new Reuse Electricals shop which has recently opened in Marfleet Lane, Hull.

Recycling Superheroes
Recycling Superheroes

Are you a Recycling Superhero? Can you help ERYC (Eric) and ERYCA (Erica) the bears to reduce, reuse, recycle whilst at home? Look out for our Recycling Superhero posts with fun reuse and recycling activities to try at home together.

Top ten recycling tips
Top ten recycling tips!

View our top tips video for recycling (YouTube video - opens in new window).

Child recycling glass

Reduce and reuse directory

Find details of charities where you can take your unwanted items or business where you can get items repaired.

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Blue bin recycling videos

Watch our videos about how to recycle different materials using your blue bin.

Metal matters

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