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What is collected and when

When are my bins and containers collected?

Use this postcode checker to see your waste and recycling collection calendar.

What's my recycling and waste collection date?

What goes in a black wheelie bin?

General waste, meaning anything that can't yet be recycled

What goes in a green wheelie bin?

Garden waste, leaves, small branches, grass and hedge clippings, cut flowers


What goes in a brown caddy?

Raw and cooked waste food, dairy, teabags and coffee grounds; plastic bags can be used to line the caddy


What goes in a grey box?

Plastic and cans, plastic pots, tubs, trays (no black plastic), lids, aerosols and foil


What goes in a green box?

Glass, card, paper, batteries, small electricals, envelopes with windows, cartons, clothing, shoes, batteries (leave car batteries beside the box), cooking and engine oil (in a sealed container left upright beside the box), small electrical items (smaller than a toaster), spectacles, printer cartridges, mobile phones



My West Cheshire bin collection calendar

Visit the My West Cheshire self-serve portal and, once registered, you'll be able to find out when your bins and containers are collected, print out a handy collection calendar, or apply for a Waste Permit.

Need a replacement box or bin?

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