Information on your food waste caddies

food waste caddy

Food waste is collected every week.

Please ensure your caddy is at the kerbside by 7am.

What can be put in your food waste caddy

Yes please No thanks
Food - cooked and uncooked Packaging of any kind
Raw and cooked fruit and vegetables Metal and glass
Meat and fish, including bones and skin Any other household waste
Cheese and other dairy products Animal faeces
Eggs and egg shells Animal bedding
Small amounts of oil and liquids, oil and fat (including solid fats such as lard Pet litter
Bread, cakes and pastry Cardboard
Tea bags/leaves and coffee grounds Nappies

You are entitled to have two food waste caddies:

  • 23 litre caddy to keep outside to present your food waste for weekly collection
  • 7 litre caddy to collect food waste in the kitchen. Tip the contents from the kitchen caddy when necessary into the larger caddy

Both food waste caddies are lockable. Rotate the handle forward to lock the caddy. Store the caddies out of direct sunlight and keep locked at all times.

Keeping your caddies clean

Both caddies are dishwasher safe up to 60 degrees Celsius. Caddies can be lined with cornstarch compostable liners, newspaper or any type of plastic bag.


If you have any questions about the service, have a look at our list of FAQs, or contact the cleansing team.