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Bin calendar - Reading Borough Council

Changes to the bin collections and how Reading is contributing to making changes.

· In an effect to ‘recycling rubbish’.

· Press the following link to find out when your bins will be emptied.

Its quite easy put in your ‘postcode’, ‘choose your address’ and off you go you will receive all the info needed.


What can I put in this bin?

✓ Non-recyclable rubbish

✓ Nappies

✓ Hygiene waste (incontinence articles, catheters etc.)


What can I put in this bin?

✓ All uneaten food and plate scrapings


What can I put in this bin?

✓ Plastic bottles (e.g. drinks, milk, toiletries, detergent)

✓ Plastic pots (e.g. yoghurt, cream, snack, soup)

✓ Plastic trays (e.g. fruit punnets, meat/cake trays)

✓ Plastic tubs (e.g. ice cream, margarine, sweets tubs)

✓ Paper and card

✓ Cartons (Tetra Pak) cartons (e.g. juice, milk, soup cartons)

✓ Clean foil and foil trays

✓ Tins and cans (e.g. drink cans, food tins, biscuit or sweet tins - please rinse)

✓ Empty aerosol cans (e.g. deodorant, air freshener, hairspray, de-icer)

✓ Shredded paper (must be contained in a small cardboard box or envelope)


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