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There were no recycling collections carried out by Fyne Futures on 25th/ 26th  December and 1st/2nd January. The next collection date for homes due recycling collections on these dates is the next scheduled recycling collection date. During this time households can also use the nearest bring-site or Westlands recycling centre.

Read our Questions and Answers about changes to your bin collections

Please put your bin out by 7am on your collection day

 

Green binYour green bin is for general rubbish

Your green bin is emptied every 3 weeks

Please use your green bin for all the general rubbish that we can't recycle

YesInclude:

  • nappies
  • cling film, bubble wrap, or food contaminated plastics
  • non-recyclable plastics
  • polystyrene packing
  • items that can't be recycled

No Please don't include:

  • items that can be recycled
  • batteries and electrical equipment
  • rubble, soil, stone or bricks
  • bulky items

 

Green binYour blue bin is for paper and card

Your blue bin is emptied every 2 weeks

  • Please put paper and cardboard in your blue bin.
  • Please do not put items into plastic bags, just straight into the bin

YesInclude:

  • office and printer paper
  • Cardboard packaging
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Telephone directories
  • Unwanted mail
  • Envelopes (without the windows)
  • books

No Please don't include:


  • tissues
  • metallic wrapping paper
  • paper and card contaminated with food
  • painted paper or card

 

Recycling bagsYour recycling bags are for plastic and cans

Your recycling bags are collected at the same time as your blue bin (every 2 weeks)
  • Please remove all caps and lids and please rinse before putting in the bag

YesInclude:

  • plastic bottles, tubs, pots and trays
  • aluminium and steel cans
  • tinfoil
  • Tetrapak
  • Empty aerosols
  • clean foil containers (takeaway food etc)

No Please don't include:

  • soft plastic packaging such as crisps and biscuit wrappings
  • plastic bags and film
  • plastic contaminated with food or cleaning products

Read the recycling "do's and don'ts" on Fyne Futures website for more guidance

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Fyne Futures provide a variety of recycling and environmental services to the Isle of Bute

On the Fyne Futures website, you will find:

  • Recycling Centre – advice on recycling, order your blue bins & green bags
  • ReStyle – furniture & WEEE reuse, we will arrange viewings and collections for people looking to donate items for reuse; and offer delivery of items purchased from our shop
  • Bute Produce – market garden with Horticulture Training, accredited by Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh
  • Car Bute - Scotland’s 1st island based car club, annual and temporary membership available

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