Cameras

Cans (steel or aluminium)

Car batteries

Car/auto parts

Cardboard (unwaxed)

Cardboard (waxed - i.e. fruit boxes)

  • Avoid waxed cardboard if possible
  • Reuse for as long as possible e.g. for storing items in the shed
  • Dispose of in your household waste bin (green bin/green lid, weekly collection)

Carpet/carpet underlay

Cartridges (printer/toner)

Cat poo (all pet poo)

CDs

  • Reuse by stringing up in your garden to deter pests or for craft projects
  • Dispose of in your household waste bin (green bin/green lid, weekly collection)

CD cases (plastic)

CD players

Cellophane

Ceramics

Cereal boxes

Cereal box plastic bags

Chemicals (household)

Chip packets (foil-lined plastic)

Chocolate wrappers (foil-lined plastic)

Cigarette butts

  • Dispose of in your household waste bin (green bin/green lid, weekly collection)
  • Tip: Carry a pocket ashtray to collect your butts to prevent littering

Cleaning rags  

Cling wrap/plastic wrap

Clothing (good condition)

Clothing (damaged)

  • Reuse as rags at home
  • Dispose of in your household waste bin (green bin/green lid, weekly collection)

Coat hangers (plastic or metal)

Coffee grounds

  • Reuse by adding to soil to increase soil acidity (e.g. for blueberry plants)
  • Recycle in your compost or worm farm

Coffee cups and lids (disposable)

  • Avoid waste by carrying a reusable coffee cup or by dining in
  • Dispose of in your household waste bin (green bin/green lid, weekly collection)

Coffee pods

  • Avoid waste by using ground coffee
  • Avoid waste by using reusable coffee pods
  • Recycle through the Terracycle website. Search 'pods' to identify those you can recycle

Computers, parts and accessories

Cooking oil (maximum 20 litres in 5-litre cans)

Corks

Crockery 

Curtain rods (metal)

Curtains

Cutlery (plastic)

  • Avoid waste by using reusable cutlery or compostable corn starch cutlery
  • Reuse by washing and reusing until no longer usable
  • Dispose of in your household waste bin (green bin/green lid, weekly collection)

Cutlery (cornstarch)