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What to do with spare or windfall apples.

A pile of red and green apples.

You can dispose of apples at home. They can also be taken to your local recycling centre (RC).

  • Which home bin

    Home composting bin if available, otherwise general waste.

  • Which RC container

    Use the general household waste container.

  • Which RC accepts this waste

    All our recycling centres accept apples and other food waste.

  • Safety information

    Do not put food waste into your household garden brown/green waste bin or the recycling centre's green waste bin. The facilities where your green or garden waste is recycled are controlled by regulations which restrict the materials they can accept.

  • Why not...

    Save them!

    Freeze apples for another day. Just wash, peel, core, slice and place them in a freezer bag.

    You could also cook and freeze stewed apple to use in a tasty dish later.

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