Do you know what to put in your recycling bin?

No matter where you live in Norfolk, you can put the same items in your household recycling bin.

Graphic of clean, dry and looseNorfolk’s recycling service accepts a wide range of materials right from your home. Please see below for full list.

How to Recycle in Norfolk



What can I recycle at home?

The following items can be placed in your recycling bin at home. Please click on the images for further details.

More things to recycle in Broadland, Norwich and, King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Some local councils also collect batteries, textiles and small electricals as part of their recycling service, please check with them directly.



All recycling collected in Norfolk goes to the county’s recycling sorting facility at Costessey, known as the Materials Recovery Facility (MRF). You can now look around the inside of the facility with an interactive, 360º video.

The video shows what happens to your recycling after it’s been collected from your home in Norfolk and gives you the chance to see inside the recycling centre – following how paper and plastic from your recycling bins are sorted by hand and by machine.

The video can be viewed on a desktop, mobile, tablet or VR headset – just click or tap on the picture below.

Click on image to view interactive 360 video of the Materials Recovery Facility (MRF)

The video below shows what happens to your recycling once it arrives at the sorting facility (MRF).