At a glance
blue bins and containers
Other types of collection
- Public waste containers
- Recycling Centre
- Bulk collection on demand
- large-capacity container
What goes in the container
Waste paper is an important raw material. To ensure effective recovery and recycling, the paper and cardboard collected must be clean.
newspapers, magazines, catalogues, books, notebooks, pieces of cardboard, prospectuses, calendars, etc.
wallpaper, milk or fruit juice cartons, soiled paper, waxed or laminated paper, carbon paper, document files, paper plates, diapers, toilet paper, parchment, tracing paper, etc.
Want to know where to dispose of these items? Check out our guide: Recycling A–Z. .
Recycling one tonne of paper/cardboard saves:
- 1.3 tonnes of timber
- the amount of energy consumed by one person in one year
- the amount of water consumed by one person in two months