What is collected and when
When are my bins and containers collected?
- To find out your waste collection day, please call 0300 123 7026
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?
Other ways to recycle