Recycling Series Tip 1: Glass, paper, cardboard and cans

This is like recycling 101. Almost everyone will know what to do here.

If you’re lucky enough to get your recycling picked up, HDC will accept your glass, paper and cardboard and cans if you follow these guidelines.

If you’re like me and live outside of the zone, HDC will accept this recycling at these refuse stations –…/rub…/transfer-stations/

Glass – must be rinsed, no lids and includes:

  • Jars
  • Glass soft drink bottles
  • Wine, beer and spirit bottles

Paper and cardboard – must be flattened and includes:

  • Junk mail
  • Egg cartons
  • Magazines
  • Empty pizza boxes
  • Paper
  • Cardboard
  • Envelopes
  • Household packaging

Cans – must be rinsed, no lids and includes:

  • Tin cans
  • Aluminium cans

Something not on the list? It can not be recycled!