Please do not light bonfires at this time to protect the respiratory health of the vulnerable and to avoid an unnecessary burden on the NHS. We appreciate your support in this, especially as we have paused garden waste collections until we are able to start collecting again.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) local information and advice:

Advice and how our services are affected

One Reading Community Hub Support

Advice for business

What can I put in my food waste bin?

You'll be able to put all forms of cooked and uncooked food in your food waste bin including fruit and vegetables, meat and fish, rice, pasta, bread, dairy and tea and coffee grounds.

You won't be able to put liquids, garden waste or packaging in the food waste bin. You'll receive more details nearer the time, including all the information and equipment you need to take part.

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