What you can and can't put in your blue recycling bin.
We will empty your blue recycling bin once a fortnight.
What you can and can't put in your blue recycling bin
Check your bin collection day
To find out what day your bin is emptied, use our bin collection day finder.
Report a missed bin
If we didn't empty your bin on your collection day, please let us know.
Blue bin recycling tips
- Break down cardboard boxes and squash them as flat as possible
- Rinse cans, tins and plastic bottles - again squash them down as much as possible
- Put the items loose in your blue bin - no bags
What happens to your recycling
Have you ever wondered what happens to your recycling? Recycle for Hampshire have produced a short video explaining what happens to your tins, cans, aerosols, paper, magazines, cardboard and plastic bottles.