Maximising space in your recycling bin

There are some things you can do at home to make the most out of your recycling bin. With these tips you can save up to 60% of the space in your bin.

Flatten all cardboard boxes

Unflattened cardboard is the most common cause of overflowing bins, we recommend to remove tape and flatten your boxes before putting them in your recycling bin.

Scrunch your aluminium foil into a ball

This will help to separate it from other items once it reaches the recycling depot.

Drop off any excess recycling

You can drop off extra recycling at the Clifton Hill Recycling Depot or take your cardboard to the Burnley Depot cardboard drop off.

This could include large one-off items such as the cardboard packaging for new home appliances.

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