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A to Z of recycling and rubbish - Food waste - households only

Item Food waste - households only
Which bin/container should I use? Silver caddy
What can you do with it? Food waste can be placed directly inside your outside silver food caddy and is collected weekly from the kerbside.

You can also take your food waste to either Household Recycling Centre to recycle.

What can you put in your silver food caddy?

Yes please:-

Cooked and uncooked food
Cheese and eggs/egg shells
Meat and fish
Fruit and vegetables
Bread and pastries
Tea and coffee grounds
Mouldy or out of date food
pet food
Uneaten food including plate scrapings

No thanks
Liquids (i.e. orange juice/squash/fizzy drinks)
Oils and fats
Plastic bags
Packaging of any sort
Animal bedding or Faeces
Cardboard and paper

For more information on how to use your food waste caddies, please use visit our website www.telford.gov.uk/recyclefood
Household recycling centres (HRCs)
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