House with front garden
We provide a kerbside domestic collection service.
You must put out your rubbish, recycling and garden or food waste outside your property by 7am on the collection day.
For our recycling collection services, we provide, free of charge:
- reusable bags
We do not provide black sacks for non-recyclable waste: you must buy these yourself.
You can store refuse in a dustbin on your property but must put the black sacks on the highway for collection.
Refuse, Recycling and Garden or Food waste are collected on a weekly collection schedule on the same day every week and carried out in different collection vehicles.
Recycling - what goes in which bag?
Use blue recycling bags for:
- magazines or newspapers
- telephone directories
- envelopes, junk mail and paper
Use white or clear recycling bags for:
- glass bottles and jars
- metal food and drink cans
- clean metal foil
- plastic bottles, pots, tubs and trays
We will deliver a new roll of clear plastic sacks every 13 weeks. Additional reusable and clear recycling bags can be ordered online or collected from one of our Libraries or Community Hubs.
Food and garden waste
We offer a weekly food waste collection service, this must be put out for collection in 23 litre or 240 litre bin.
We also provide 5 litre food caddies at no extra charge for use inside your property. We also sell food caddy liners for £2 for a roll of 26, caddies and liners are available from contact points and local libraries.
Use your brown wheelie bin for all food and garden waste, including:
- meat and fish
- plate scrapings
- fruit and vegetable peelings and cores
- egg shells
- tea bags and coffee grounds
Use your brown garden sack for:
- grass and hedge clippings
- garden prunings and weeds
- small branches (no more than 5cm across)
- dead plants.
Along with your brown wheelie bin, you can place an extra two garden sacks out for collection. You can purchase garden sacks from any garden centre or DIY store.
NOTE: soil, stones and rubble are not accepted, but can be disposed of at
All non-recyclable rubbish (including disposable nappies) should go into rubbish bags. We recommend you use black refuse sacks that you can buy from local shops and supermarkets.