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A to Z of Waste

A to Z of Waste

Select the item you require by clicking on the A-Z letter for the item area.

For example, if you wish to enquire about Cans then click on the letter C below.

There are 9 entries for 'w'

Wallpaper used & unused
Washing machines
  • If you are buying a new washing machine most retailers will now collect your old equipment at no or low cost, for recycling. Contact your store for more information.


    White good can also be collected through the council's bulky goods services, this may involve a charge or you can take them to your nearest Household Waste Recycling Centre

Washing powder boxes
Waxed/ tetra cartons
  • At present we are unable to recycle Tetra Paks or juice cartons. These should be squashed and placed in your black bin.

White goods
  • If you are buying new white goods most retailers will now collect your old equipment at no or low cost, for recycling. Contact your store for more information.


    White goods can also be collected through the council's bulky goods services. This may involve a charge or you can take them to your nearest Household Waste Recycling Centre

Window glass
  • We are unable to recycle windows and pyrex glass within the glass bottle banks. They can be taken to your nearest Household Waste Recycling Centre for safe disposal.

Wood
  • Untreated wood pieces (no longer than 1m or thicker than 4 inches) can be collected in the green-lidded bin.

    Larger amounts of wood or treated wood pieces can be taken to your Household Waste Recycling Centre. Some centres have specific areas for wood to be recycled.

Wrapping paper
  • Wrapping paper comes in a wide variety of materials. Some types which do not contain foil or decorations can be put in your green-lidded bin for composting bring site

Writing/ printing paper

Most waste apart from bulky items, hot ashes, clinical waste, liquids and paint tins can be disposed of in the black bin. Black bin waste is taken to the Energy from Waste facility at Allington where it is burnt to create electricity. Please note the council is not responsible for the content of any external links provided within this guide.

If you have any suggestions for other materials to be included within this list please e-mail waste.services@tmbc.gov.uk or telephone 01732 876147.