Changes to waste and recycling

Edinburgh’s new waste and recycling plan comes into force, for the Hutchison and Chesser area, in the first fortnight of June. New, smaller, landfill bins are being delivered in the next few weeks in preparation for the switch.

If you haven’t received a leaflet – or it disappeared into the bin by mistake! you can download a copy here – Recycling Phase_3_guide

Changes to bins:

Green bin (currently landfill): Tins, cans, paper, cardboard, envelopes, shredded paper, plastic bottles and bottle tops, pots, tubs and trays- put the items in loose, do not use plastic or black bags.

Blue box – Glass, batteries, small electricals and textiles

New Grey wheelie bin – All waste that can’t be recycled

Food waste bin – All food waste

Brown bin – Garden waste

Red box – No longer used