Waste and Recycling

Green Box

(Glass/Metal/Plastic Recycling Service)

 What Can I Put In My Green Recycling Box?

Green Box

YES Please

✔ Glass jars

✔ Glass bottles

✔ Food cans

✔ Drinks cans

✔ Aerosol cans

✔ Plastic bottles


NO Thanks

✘ Pyrex

✘ Window glass

✘ Broken glass

✘ Plastic tubs/ pots

✘ Plastic trays/ film

✘ Plastic bags

Please wash and squash all cans, tins and plastic bottles where possible – labels can be left on.

Please make sure recycling materials are not contaminated with food, plastic wrappers or film and do not include any plastic bags.

If you are using more than one box, please separate your materials so glass is in a separate box to the plastic bottles & cans. Additional recycling boxes and blue bags can be collected from any of our Community Offices. 

For the 2017 year collection calendar for your address, please visit the 2017 waste collection calendar page or call
01748 829100






Contact Us

Richmondshire District Council
Mercury House
Station Road
North Yorkshire
DL10 4JX

Phone: 01748 829100
Fax: 01748 826186
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