Where to put your waste - Pots and pans Record details Item Pots and pans Which bin should it go in? Black bin or purple sack Donate your item If you have an item that's in a good condition, consider donating it to a charity shop, or passing it on. You can give items away at sites like Freecycle and Freegle. Where to take it Your old metal pots and pans can be recycled at your nearest waste and recycling centre. Replacement bin If you don't have one, you can buy a new black bin online.