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Household Recycling and Waste

Information about recycling and waste at home including checking your bin collection dates, reporting issues and information on what goes in each bin.

Festive Waste Collections 2023

Brown bin collections will be cancelled from Monday 25 December for two weeks, resuming on Monday 8 January. 

All grey, blue and green bins should be put out on your usual collection day. Bins will be collected over the course of the week during the Christmas and New Year period, so please leave them out until they are emptied. 

To check your collection dates or sign up for useful email reminders, please visit the Bin Collection Calendar Dates page.

Bins should be by the kerbside by 7am on collection day and they should be left out until they are emptied. Please make sure that only the correct items are placed in your recycling bins, and all items in the blue and green bins should always be empty, clean and dry.

Please check Bin Collection Daily Updates for any further disruptions.

All recycling centres will be closed on Monday and Tuesday, 25 and 26 December 2023 and 1 and 2 January 2024. To book a slot at a recycling centre, please Community Recycling Centre (CRC) bookings

No bookings for bulky uplifts will be accepted between 18 December 2023 and 8 January 2024 to focus on wheeled bin collections.

Information if you have a Green Bin and a Blue Bin for recycling
Information if you only have a blue bin for recycling
Find out what can be recycled in your brown bin.
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Find out what materials can go in your grey bin.
Check your calendar dates and subscribe for email reminders for the most up to date information.
Information on disruptions to bin collections can be viewed here.
You can book your bulky uplift here and find out information about the service and what you can have collected as part of your uplift.
Find out about community recycling centre opening times and what can be disposed of at our sites.
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You can find details of your nearest glass recycling point (bottle bank) below.
Report waste issues online including illegal fly tipping, litter, dog fouling and reporting missed bins and missing, stolen or damaged bins.
Request an assisted collection, additional/replacement blue/brown bins or additional grey bin capacity (red lid)
Services are available to residents and businesses to remove all types of waste. Where waste and material for recycling is not being placed in bins, bins are not put out for collection or bins have been overfilled, rubbish can begin to accumulate in gardens, back yards and other areas.
Use our quick and easy recycling locator to find out where to recycle specific items in your local area.
Information on a new pilot scheme which aims to increase recycling and tackle bin contamination.