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Green general waste bin

green bin

In Bracknell Forest, green bins are for general waste - not for food, recycling or garden waste. 

They are collected every 3 weeks.

Use our bin collection day finder to find what day your collection is. 


If you live in a flat, your general waste bin could be green or red. For more information visit bin collection for flats.

What goes in your green bin

Table showing what can and cannot go into green general waste bin.

Yes, please

No, thank you

broken toys

any items you can recycle or compost

coffee pods (empty)

builders rubble or soil

disposable nappies (bagged)

car parts

food pouches (empty)

corrosive or hazardous materials such as pesticides, oil and paint

pet waste (bagged)

electrical, electronic equipment and batteries


food waste

plastics which are black – such as biscuit or chocolate box liners

fluorescent tubes and low energy light bulbs

plastic film

garden waste

any other general waste which you can't recycle or compost

hot ashes

Please make sure the lid is completely shut.

We cannot collect extra waste - please don't leave any extra waste items or rubbish bags next to your bin.