Recycling and Waste
Information on bin collections, recycling centres reopening and bulk uplifts can be found below.
Important Bin Collection Update
We are all working hard to continue delivering your key services wherever possible.
The majority of our waste and recycling services are now back to their normal timetables.
Check which day your bin/bag is collected via the link below 'When are my bins collected?'
Your fortnighty blue bin/bag collection has resumed.
Please present your blue bin/bag on the kerbside by 7am on your regular recycling collection day.
You CAN use your blue bin/bag to recycle:
You CANNOT use your blue bin/bag to recycle:
- plastic bags
- plastic film
- food waste
- residual household waste
- garden waste.
We have resumed our usual fortnightly collection of your black bin. This means the weekly collection of general household waste has stopped.
Please present your black bin on the kerbside by 7am on your regular collection day.
No side waste will be collected.
Your kerbside food waste container is collected every week and should be placed on the kerbside by 7am on your regular collection day.
You require a garden waste permit for the collection of your garden waste. To register and pay for your permit please follow the link on the left.
Please note, the fulfilment company responsible for the processing, printing and distribution of garden waste permits has informed us that they are operating with a reduced work force during the covid-19 pandemic.
We are in regular dialogue with the company and have their assurance that they are trying to keep delivery times for garden waste permits below 14 days.
We apologise if you experience any inconvenience whilst waiting for your garden waste permit.
Brown bins with permits should be presented on the kerbside by 7am on your regular recycling collection day.
Brown bins without a permit will not be collected.
High Rise and Tenemental Recycling Collection Service
The recycling collection service from tenemental and flatted properties has resumed.
Recycling collections from high rise properties remains suspended until further notice.
Please follow the links below to find out more about the revised opening days and times for our recycling centres at Pottery Street and Kirn Drive.
Page last updated: 29 June 2020