Take away containers (Plastic) Place in yellow bin. Clean, rigid plastic containers – numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7. Hint: It is important to wash the containers so they can be recycled. This will also reduce odours. Note: Foam take away containers cannot be recycled and must be placed into your red bin.Remember, any leftover take away food should be placed in the green food and garden waste bin.