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Waste and sewage

Here are some useful tips when it comes to waste and sewage

  • Don’t pour cooking fat down the drain or into the sewer. Fat solidifies and causes unnecessary blockages
  • Collect fat, margarine and oil in an empty milk carton
    and place it in the refuse container. Or soak up cooking
    fat with kitchen paper before you wash cooking pans
    under running water
  • Always have a rubbish bin by the toilet
  • Don’t use the toilet as a dustbin/garbage can

Don’t flush down

  • Q-tips, bandages, tampons, panty liners, napkins, nappies (diapers)
  • Condoms
  • Paper other than toilet paper
  • Cat litter, string, cord, wire, paper clips, cotton, socks and underwear, etc
  • Razorblades
  • Solvent (thinner, chlorine, photographic chemicals, petrol and oil)
  • Cigarette butts and ash
  • Nail varnish remover, acetone, paint remover
  • Medicine 

Heavy or bulky items

  • Furniture, bicycles, pushchairs and prams, electrica goods, refrigerator, freezer, white goods, larger packaging, building and garden waste, hazardous waste

If you can’t take heavy or bulky items to the recycling centre, we can collect these from you. There is a charge for this service. 

Sort, wrap and package or bundle/tie heavy and bulky items

Electrical waste

  • Everything that has cords or batteries or electrical fittings, for example light bulbs are electrical waste (lightbulbs can also be left at grocery stores)

Scrap metal

  • Bicycles, lawnmowers (with empty petrol tank), gutters, saucepans


  • Everything that can be reused or recycled
  • Window glass, mirrors, porcelain, drinking glasses, ceramics, bricks

Burnable heavy waste

  • Furniture, larger toys, mattresses​

Wood waste

  • Timber, wooden furniture, stools, heavy branches, twigs

Composting or chipping

  • Garden waste, grass clippings, twigs

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