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Takeaway coffee cups

How to dispose of takeaway coffee cups.

Person holding takeaway coffee cup in a park.

You can recycle some takeaway coffee cups at home. They can also be taken to your local recycling centre (RC).

  • Put in your recycling bin

    • Paper cups
    • Plastic cups
    • Lids
  • Put in your general waste bin

    • Polystyrene cups
    • Styrofoam cups
  • Which RC container

    • For recyclable cups, use the mixed recycling containers.
    • For non-recyclable cups, use the general waste container.
  • Which RC accept this waste

    All our recycling centres accept takeaway coffee cups.

  • Further information

    Please ensure that all cups are clean, free from any dregs and dry before putting them in your recycling bin.

  • You could also...

    • take a reusable cup with you to the coffee shop.

     

Last updated:
2 September 2021
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