House with no 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:

  • sacks
  • reusable bags
  • caddies
  • bins

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 your blue plastic recycling bags for:

  • magazines or newspapers
  • telephone directories
  • envelopes, junk mail and paper
  • cardboard

Use your white or clear plastic sacks for:

  • glass bottles and jars
  • metal food and drink cans
  • clean metal foil
  • plastic bottles, pots, tubs, trays and carrier bags

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.

Request more recycling bags

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 bins.

Order new recycling bags or bins

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 food bin for all food 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

You can place a maximum of 4 brown garden sacks out for collection.

NOTE: soil, stones and rubble are not accepted, but can be disposed of at any household waste recycling centre. 

General rubbish

All non-recyclable rubbish (including disposable nappies) should go into rubbish bags. We recommend you use black sacks you can buy from local shops and supermarkets.