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All homes in Warwick district with a green garden and food waste collection can recycle all food waste using the green wheeled bin.

What food can I recycle in my green wheeled bin?

Plate scrapings

  • All uneaten food and plate scrapings


  • Dairy products
  • Cheese
  • Eggs

Bread and pastries

  • Bread
  • Cakes
  • Pastries

Meat and bones

  • Raw meat
  • Cooked meat
  • Bones 

Tea and coffee grounds

  • Tea bags
  • Coffee grounds 

Fruit and vegetables

  • Raw vegetables
  • Cooked vegetables
  • Whole fruit
  • Peelings


  • Fish
  • Cooked fish
  • Bones 

Rice, pasta and beans

  • Rice
  • Pasta
  • Beans 

No thanks

Please do not put any of these in your green bin

  • Any packaging
  • Plastic
  • Liquids
  • Oil or liquid fat

You can recycle your mouldy and out of date food, including ready meals removed from their packaging.

Please remember - If you already compost at home please keep composting your uncooked vegetable and fruit peelings in your compost bin or heap. For more information on how to start composting at home please visit