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East Renfrewshire Pilot Paper Recycling Service for Flatted Properties

A pilot recycling service for paper became available to some of East Renfrewshire's flatted properties in July 2004. The selected properties have been provided with communal blue bins.

WHAT can I recycle?

The following items are allowed in your blue bin:

  • Computer paper
  • Junk mail
  • Magazines
  • Newspapers
  • Telephone directories

The following items are not allowed in your blue bin:

  • Envelopes
  • Yellow Pages


WHY should I recycle?

After your paper is collected it is taken to a reprocessing plant where it is pulped and recycled into newsprint and other paper products.

For more information about your household waste recycling service, please call 0141 577 3001.





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If you have any queries, please email us, or call 01786 471 333.

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