Newspapers can be placed in the blue recycling bin.

Other recycling options: Newspapers can also be used for home composting. Compost heaps need wet and dry ingredients: paper counts as dry and helps when there is a high proportion of kitchen waste, lawn clippings or other wet green material. For further information, please visit

For those households included in the paper and cardboard trial you should place all paper and cardboard waste into your purple paper and card bin for separate collection