Your household waste collection service

How to maximise your recycling

Our household waste and recycling service provides four bins to allow you to easily recycle as much household waste as possible:

Blue bin for paper, card and cardboard
Blue bin for paper, card and cardboard
Green-lid bin for plastics, glass, metals, cartons
Green-lid bin for plastics, glass, metals, cartons
Grey bin for waste which cannot be recycled
Grey bin for waste which cannot be recycled
Brown bin for your food and garden waste
Brown bin for your food and garden waste

Your food and garden waste bin (brown) is collected every two weeks throughout the year with your other bins collected on a three-weekly cycle, with a different bin collected each week, for example:

Week 1
Grey bin for waste which cannot be recycled Brown bin for your food and garden waste
Week 2
Blue bin for paper, card and cardboard
Week 3
Green-lid bin for plastics, glass, metals, cartons Brown bin for your food and garden waste
Week 4
Grey bin for waste which cannot be recycled
Week 5
Blue bin for paper, card and cardboard Brown bin for your food and garden waste
Week 6
Green-lid bin for plastics, glass, metals, cartons

Please use the 'contact us' box if you have any questions which are not covered by our Household waste and recycling questions.

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