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Household Recycling & Waste Collections

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We operate an all-in-one recycling bin collection service, collected on alternate weeks.

How our household collection service works - Households have indoor and outdoor food caddies, a large blue lidded recycling bin and a standard AVDC waste bin.

  • The food waste bin is collected weekly
  • The recycling bin and waste bin on a rotating fortnightly basis.

Please read our household advice leaflet. Better still, print it off and affix it to your fridge door as a handy reminder.

If you live in a flat or other property where there are communal bins, please read our communal bins advice leaflet. Alternatively, print it off and affix to your fridge as a handy guide.

Changes to collections at Bank Holidays - Check the web calendar if you are unsure what day and what to put out for collection.

Missed collections - If your entire road has not had a collection, please leave your bins on the boundary of your property as we will try to collect the following day. However, if we appear to have missed only your bins, please contact us using our missed bin form within 48 hours of your collection date so we can rectify the problem in the same week.

Extra waste - We will only collect rubbish that fits in the bin, with the bin lid closed. We do not collect extra bags next to the bin. Take any extra waste to your local Recycling & Waste Centre (tip); please don't contaminate your recycling bin with excess waste.

Do you need help putting out your bins? We can help you if you are unable to put out your bins yourself. If you have a disability or are unable to move the bins, email or call us on 01296 585510.

Just moved here? If you have just moved into a newly built house email or call us on 01296 585510 to arrange your new collections. If the property you've moved to has missing bins, use the new bin request form to order replacements.

Contact information


Recycling & Waste


01296 585510