Waste & Recycling A to Z - Items that begin with C

Recycle

A waste and recycling A-Z which explains which items and go in your green and blue bins. To reveal the items, simply select a letter they begin with.

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Cans (Drink cans and food cans) In your blue bin or at local Recycle Points such as those at supermarkets, car parks. Cans should be free from food waste before recycling. Blue Bin
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Car Parts Breakers yards and scrap metal dealers only Car parts are NOT accepted at the Household Waste recycling Centres. Normally old car parts will be disposed of as part of the service by the garage that repairs your car. AZBlank
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Cardboard In your blue bin or at the Household Waste Recycling Centres at Retford and Worksop None Blue Bin
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Carpets and Rugs If in good condition, these items can be donated to a charity or furniture re-use group. If the items are no longer in good condition they can be taken to Retford or Worksop Household Waste Recycling Centre. None HWRC
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Carrier Bags A number of supermarkets now recycle carrier bags. Use re-usable shopping bags or re-use your old carrier bags as liners for rubbish bins. Green Bin
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Cassette Tapes In your green bin. None Green Bin
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Catalogues These can be placed in your blue bin or taken to the bring sites that have paper banks located in them. They can also be taken to the Household Waste Recycling Centres. Please remember not to put your paper inside plastic carrier bags before you put into your blue bin. Plastic carrier bags contaminate the recycling process. Blue Bin
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CD's If your CD's are in good condition, charity shops may accept them otherwise they can go in your green bin. None Green Bin
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Cereal Boxes These can be placed in your blue bin. None Blue Bin
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Chemicals Unwanted household chemicals can be taken to the Household Waste Recycling Centres at Retford and Worksop None HWRC
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Christmas Trees These can be disposed of at the Household Waste Recycling Centres at Retford and Worksop. Most trees will be made into woodchips that can be used as mulch. Alternatively, purchase a tree with a root so that it can be planted in the garden and used the following year or purchase an artificial tree that can be used re-used for many years. HWRC
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Clothing Take to the textile bank or Household Waste Recycling Centre. Textiles can also be taken to Charity Shops. Textiles that cannot be sold may be re-spun to make new items or made into cleaning cloths. HWRC
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Composting Home compost or take to the Household Waste Recycling Centre. Do not put diseased plants into any compost mixture because it could spread to farmers crops through the compost. HWRC
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Computers You can take most unwanted electrical items from your home to the nearest Household Waste Recycling Centre. No electrical items should be placed in your wheeled bins. HWRC
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Cooking Oil Cooking oil can be recycled at Worksop Household Waste Recycling Centre. None HWRC
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Crockery You can donate unbroken crockery (e.g mugs, plates etc) to your local charity shop, otherwise place it in your green bin. Broken pieces of crockery and china can be placed at the bottom of plant pots to help drainage. however, if you want to dispose of broken pieces of crockery, please wrap it in newspaper and place in your green bin. Green Bin
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