What you can and can't recycle It’s important to recycle the right things because the wrong items in your bin could mean that everything in the bin lorry is rejected and has to be disposed of as ordinary rubbish. Recycling wasn’t collected? Find out what to do if your recycling has not been collected and how to report a missed collection to us. Recycling locations There are recycling locations set up all over the country that can take a range of recyclable materials. Find out where they are here.