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Recycling can get a bit confusing at times - we're here to help to make it that bit easier.

Recycling Quiz

Are you a Binfluencer, Recycling Rookie or Bin Beginner? Take our quiz below to find...

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Photo of blue paint and roller by Anete Lusina

How can I recycle paint in Leeds?

If you have paint that could be used by someone else, local social enterprise...

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Close up Photo of batteries by Hilary Halliwell, via Canva

Where can I recycle batteries in Leeds?

It's really important to not put batteries in your black bin, or in your green bin....

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Please don't put small electrical items in your black bin - they can cause a fire hazard.

How do I recycle electrical items in Leeds?

It’s important not to put small electrical items that are no longer working in your...

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Did you know that 4000 tonnes of clothing is thrown away in Leeds black bins every year?

What can I do with clothes I no longer want?

It’s estimated that the average household in Leeds throws away around 12 kilos of...

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Glass recycling bins at Roundhay Park

Where can I recycle my glass in Leeds?

Glass isn’t currently collected from our homes in Leeds. However there are more than...

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Recyclable plastic bottles

What can I recycle in my green bin?

The main things that can go in your green recycling bin are: Paper and cardboard...

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What can and can't be recycled in Leeds?

If you've ever spent longer than necessary wondering whether the margarine tub,...

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Plastic bottles

Get to know more about recycling

It goes without saying that recycling plays an important part in helping us to waste...

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