Food odours and smells are common.
You might be concerned about your food caddy or green waste bin getting smelly from food scraps, but there are ways to minimise smells so you can recycle with confidence.
If you are still concerned with smells, you can recycle food that is less likely to cause smells, such as fruit and vegetable peelings, bread, tea bags and eggshells. Smelly foods such as meat, bones and cooked leftovers can still go in your general waste bin.
Overripe, rotting or decayed fruit and vegetables can attract fruit flies and other insects to your caddy or green waste bin. These are some more tips to stop insects and rodents from becoming a problem: