Colour Coding of Wheelie Bins to Accommodate Various Waste & Recyclable Material Streams

GENERAL WASTE                                 DARK GREEN OR BLACK BODY     WITH A RED LID

PAPER/CARDBOARD                          DARK GREEN OR BLACK BODY     WITH A BLUE LID

GREEN WASTE /ORGANICS              DARK GREEN OR BLACK BODY     WITH A LIME GREEN LID

RECYCLABLES                                       DARK GREEN OR BLACK A BODY WITH A YELLOW LID

METAL CANS                                         DARK GREEN OR BLACK BODY     WITH A GREY LID

FOOD WASTE                                        DARK GREEN OR BLACK BODY     WITH A BURGUNDY LID

CLEAR GLASS                                        NATURE GREEN BODY                     WITH A WHITE LID

BROWN GLASS                                     NATURE GREEN BODY                     WITH A BROWN LID

GREEN GLASS                                        NATURE GREEN BODY                     WITH A NATURE GREEN LID

MIXED GLASS BOTTLES                        NATURE GREEN BODY                     WITH A YELLOW LID

PLASTICS                                                 DARK GREEN / BLACK BODY         WITH AN ORANGE LID

OFFICE PAPER                                        BLUE BODY                                         WITH A BLUE LID

ELECTRONICS                                         DARK GREEN / BLACK BODY         WITH WHITE LID


CLINICAL AND RELATED-INCINERATION 
                                                                  
YELLOW BODY                                   WITH AN ORANGE LID
 

CLINICAL AND RELATED-TECHNOLOGIES OTHER THAN INCINERATION                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             YELLOW BODY                                  WITH YELLOW LID

CYTOTOXIC WASTE                               PURPLE BODY                                    WITH PURPLE  LID

RADIOACTIVE                                         RED BODY                                          WITH A RED LID