Bins and recycling

bin truck

The council collects your bins.

Collection days

They collect bins on different days.

You can check what day they are coming.

Find your collection day

Or you can call to ask. 

Ring this number: 01344 352000. 

When to put out your bin

Put your bin out the night before your collection day.

The bins are collected early in the morning.

Where to put out your bin

Put your bin out on the pavement near your home.

General rubbish - green bin

Use your green bin for general rubbish.

General rubbish is things like crisp packets and bread bags.

Food bin

Use your food bin for food rubbish. 

This is sometimes called a food caddy.

Food rubbish is things like banana peels or mouldy bread.

Recycling - blue bin

Use your blue bin for recycling.

You can put in plastic bottles and pots - like milk bottles or shampoo bottles and yoghurt pots.

You can put in cartons - like fruit juice and milk cartons.

You can put in cans - like drink cans or food tins.

You can put in paper and card - like flyers or empty boxes.

Glass recycling

The council does not collect glass.

Collect your empty glass bottles. Take them to a place that recycles glass if you can.

To find out where to take glass for recycling, call 01344 352000.

Get help moving your bin

If moving your bin is hard, you can ask us to help.

Call us on 01344 352000.