We changed to the way your food waste is collected, so that you can recycle more and we can process it in a more environmentally acceptable way.
In October 2011 we introduced a new food waste collection. We provided a kitchen caddy and liners, together with instructions on how to use the service.
All you need to do is line your caddy with a compostable liner, empty food waste from your plate and peelings into the caddy and place the liner into your green bin. Food waste is collected on the same day as your normal recycling collections.
By putting your food waste in your green bin, your actions will help to cut down the amount of food waste that ends up in landfill sites. Rotting food in landfill generates methane - a greenhouse gas that is 21 times more potent than carbon dioxide and is harmful for the environment.
For more information, you can read our FAQs about the service, which will answer your questions about how you can use the collection service.