Beat the Cold

Beat the Cold deliver an Energy Advice Service for Stoke-on-Trent City Council. This is a free, independent service for all private sector residents (home owners and private tenants) in the city.

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What can I do with my rubbish? - Grey bin

Important

Hot ash must be left to cool first or it could melt your bin. 

Items accepted
  • animal waste
  • ashes (cool only)
  • biodegradable packaging
  • bubblewrap
  • carrier bags
  • cellophane
  • cereal box plastic linings
  • china and crockery
  • cigarette butts
  • cigarette packets
  • cling film
  • coat hangers - wire or plastic
  • crisp packets
  • disposable cutlery
  • DVDs and cases
  • fast food drinks cups
  • flower pots (earthenware or terracotta)
  • glasses
  • hoover bags and dust
  • incontinence pads
  • knives (wrapped up)
  • nappies
  • pens
  • pencils
  • pet bedding (hay and straw)
  • pet food pouches with silver lining
  • pet litter
  • plastic bags
  • plastic film
  • plastic wrapping
  • polystyrene
  • polystyrene cups
  • polystyrene trays
  • ready meal trays
  • resealable plastic packets for cheese
  • rubber gloves
  • sanitary products
  • saucepans
  • Sellotape
  • serviettes
  • shredded paper
  • tablet or pill packets
  • tissues and tissue paper
  • toothpaste tubes
  • toys
  • wet wipes
  • wrappers