Green Team -

Guidelines

What can you put in your Security Shredding or Paper recycling bin? Please follow our guidelines below when using your Green Team bins.

Security and mixed paper bins

What can go in the security shredding bins and mixed paper recycling bins?

YES PLEASE

  • White and coloured paper
  • ALL envelopes, telephone books
  • Glossy paper, brochures
  • Magazines, newspapers
  • Cardboard, shredded paper
  • Fax paper, invoice paper
  • Computer paper
  • Manilla folders
  • Staples and paperclips

NO THANKS

  • ALL plastics including plastic sleeves, plastic binders, plastic covers
  • Food / lolly wrappers - plastics of any kind
  • Food waste, tissues, hand towels
  • Paper bags or drink cartons
  • Metal fasteners
  • Carbon paper
  • Discs, tapes, CDs, DVDs, computer software, accessories, overhead films, xrays * These items require our confidential burn service.

White paper bins

What can go in the white paper recycling bins?

YES PLEASE

  • Photocopy paper
  • White Bond paper
  • White writing and note paper
  • White index card
  • Pale yellow manilla folders
  • White recycled paper
  • Fax paper
  • Computer paper
  • Staples and paperclips

NO THANKS

  • ALL coloured paper, shredded paper
  • Cardboard, window faced envelopes
  • Telephone books, glossy brochures
  • Magazines, newspapers
  • ALL plastics including plastic sleeves
  • Food waste, tissues, hand towels
  • Photocopy wrappers, metal fasteners
  • Carbon paper