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Waste Aware East Renfrewshire - Kerbside Recycling

The East Renfrewshire Kerbside Recycling scheme began on the 10th November 2003. A blue box and white hessian sack have been provided for the collection of cans, glass and paper.

What is and what isn't allowed in your Blue Box.

The following items are allowed in your Blue Box:

  • Cans - aluminium & steel
  • Glass - no broken glass please

Please rinse and squash your cans and rinse your glass and remove any lids before putting them into your Blue Box.

The following items are not allowed in your Blue Box:

  • Crockery
  • Drinking glasses
  • Light bulbs
  • Pyrex or strip lights

What is and what isn't allowed in your White Hessian Sack.

The following items are allowed in your White Hessian Sack:

  • Paper - computer paper, contents of junk mail - no envelopes
  • Magazines
  • Newspapers
  • Telephone directories - no Yellow Pages

The following items are not allowed in your White Hessian Sack:

  • Cardboard
  • Carbon paper
  • Envelopes
  • Food packaging
  • Plastic bags
  • Yellow Pages

Your Blue Box and White Hessian Sack will be collected fortnightly. Please put your Blue Box and White Hessian Sack out together on the kerbside by 7.30am on your collection day.

If you need further information on this scheme ypu can phone the Recycling Helpline on
0141 577 3001 / 3000 or visit www.eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk.

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