- 1 How do I order a new black bin Cardiff?
- 2 Where can I buy bin bags Cardiff?
- 3 What happens to food waste in Cardiff?
- 4 What size are Council food waste bins?
- 5 What can go in green bin Cardiff?
- 6 Can you recycle polystyrene Cardiff?
- 7 Do you have to use black bin bags?
- 8 What can be put in black bags?
- 9 What are yellow wheelie bins for?
- 10 Where does food waste go Cardiff?
- 11 What happens with food waste?
- 12 Where does food waste go Wales?
- 13 Can I put flowers in food bin?
- 14 Do tea bags go in the food bin?
How do I order a new black bin Cardiff?
Black wheelie bins If you have moved into a new property and need a new bin, or if you need to replace a lost or stolen bin, you can order over the phone via C2C on 029 2087 2087.
Where can I buy bin bags Cardiff?
Green recycling bags are provided free of charge from Cardiff Council. You can find your nearest stockist on the Cardiff Gov app or order them online for a home delivery.
What happens to food waste in Cardiff?
In Cardiff, we turn food waste into a carbon neutral biofuel through a process called Anaerobic Digestion. In fact your food waste creates enough renewable energy to power 4000 homes, turning waste into a resource, benefitting the fight against climate change.
What size are Council food waste bins?
Most councils issue residents with two caddies: 1 x Small (5L), Medium (7L) or Large (10L) Kitchen Caddy for food waste indoors. 1 x Kerbside Caddy (23L) for outdoor collection.
What can go in green bin Cardiff?
Leaves, grass cuttings, plant and flower cuttings, small twigs and branches can be put out for collection. Compost or soil, animal bedding, rubble, decorative stones, garden items such as watering cans, wood that is treated or untreated, green recycling bags and general waste cannot be collected.
Can you recycle polystyrene Cardiff?
Polystyrene can ‘t be recycled in Cardiff at present, please place in your black bag/bin. Recycle plasterboard at 2 of our Household Waste Recycling Centre sites across Cardiff: Bessemer Road and Lamby Way.
Do you have to use black bin bags?
Many waste management services will refuse to collect recyclable materials that are not stored in clear or tinted bin bags. Collection services need to see that all the materials are recyclable and not mixed in with general waste. Clear bin bags enable this visual check, while a black refuse sack would prevent it.
What can be put in black bags?
What to put in your black bin:
- Carrier bags, film and cling film.
- Crisp packets.
- Tetrapak (juice cartons)
- Animal waste including dog poo, cat litter and small animal bedding.
- Vacuum cleaner contents.
What are yellow wheelie bins for?
Typically used for chemical waste, the 240 Litre Yellow Wheelie Bin is lightweight, tough and extremely versatile. Perfect for recyclables, organic or residual waste, the 240 Litre Yellow Wheelie Bin is lightweight, tough and extremely versatile with a substantial capacity.
Where does food waste go Cardiff?
Once we remove your food waste from the highway it goes to a state of the art facility in Splott, called an Anaerobic Digestion (AD) plant. This facility is run by Dwr Cymru Welsh Water, in partnership with Cardiff Council and the Vale of Glamorgan Council.
What happens with food waste?
During this process, food waste is put into an anaerobic digester where micro-organisms break down food waste in the absence of oxygen. This process produces biogas, a mixture of methane and carbon dioxide which can then be used to produce heat, electricity or transport fuels.
Where does food waste go Wales?
When recycled, your food waste is transformed into electricity to help power homes and communities across Wales. All cooked and uncooked food including fruit and veg peelings, tea bags, coffee grounds, eggshells, plate scrapings and out of date food can go into your kitchen caddy.
Can I put flowers in food bin?
Yes. You can put a small amount of cut flowers in your food waste collection but it needs to be in a compostable bag or wrapped in newspaper.
Do tea bags go in the food bin?
Overall, to help prevent greenhouse gas emissions from tea bags rotting in landfill, if you have a food or garden waste collection scheme in your area, then the best thing to do is place tea bags in this. Tea bags can also be added to your home composting bin if you have one.