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 waste and recycling collection date?
What goes in a black wheelie bin
General waste, black plastic, polystyrene, pet waste, anything that cannot be recycled (yet!) via the kerbside collection scheme.
What goes in a green wheelie bin
Garden waste, leaves, small branches, grass and hedge clippings, cut flowers.
What goes in a brown food bin
Raw and cooked waste food, meat, fish, dairy, eggs, teabags and coffee grounds; plastic bags can be used to line the bin.
What goes in a grey box
Plastic and cans, plastic pots and packaging, tubs, trays (no black plastic), lids, aerosols and foil. Learn more about recycling symbols on plastic packaging.
What goes in a green box
Glass, card, paper, batteries, small electricals, envelopes with windows, cartons, clothing and textiles, 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.
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