Broxtowe Waste and Recycling Christmas Collections

Warm Festive Wishes to You! Christmas Bin Collections There are no changes to bin collections this Christmas and New Year This year there are no changes to your bin collections. Please put your bin out by 6.30am on your normal collection day. For more information, please check our ‘When is my collection’ form.  Non-recyclable Items  Here are some festive items you can’t put in your recycle bin… Christmas crackers, shiny, glittery or metallic wrapping paper, shiny, glittery or metallic cards and also batteries. There are some items such as electrical items that can be taken to your local recycling centre. Please check the Nottinghamshire Recycle Centres website for more information.  Mince pie (or any pie) foil wrappers and plastic food trays, (including takeaway boxes) can’t be put in your recycling bin and have to go into your waste bin instead. Tinsel, fairy lights and CDs or DVDs can’t be put in the recycling bin either. Some electricals such as fairy lights can be taken to recycling centres so please check these as an option, online, before taking them. Do not put these items in the recycle binItems not to put in the recycle binItems that do not go into the recycle bin Recycle Your Real Christmas Tree Christmas tree with red and white baubles Residents who have subscribed to the garden waste service can have their Christmas tree picked up on their scheduled garden waste day in January. Please see our website for further information. Christmas Recycling Get Great Prizes When You Combat Climate Change with Green Rewards! Green Rewards Green Rewards is an online platform designed to incentivise and encourage residents to undertake positive environmental behaviour change. Residents log their actions on the platform either via an app on their phone, or by using their computer or iPad. This allows them to take part in monthly challenges, earning points to win prizes.  All residents need to do is log their day to day activities that highlight how they are decreasing the amount of carbon they create, such as: Walking to work or school instead of taking the car Cycling or using public transport Putting your recycling bin out with all the correct recyclables Switching off a light or switch at home Taking a shower of four minutes or less and many, many more! Sign up for free now at  or download the Green Rewards app on iOS and Android. Search for ‘Notts; Green Rewards’ in your device’s app store. Join our community clean team

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