Recycling bin or box
We collect recycling every week.
Your brown bin (or in some cases recycling box) is to be used for all recyclable materials.
Any non-recycling waste found is classed as contamination, and your bin / box will not be collected. For further information, please visit our contamination page.
If you are not sure of your collection day, please check your bin day
If you do not have a wheelie bin, you can order one online or please call 01443 866533.
If you do not have a bin / box, we will accept recycling in clear bags only.
For more information on what we collect check our A-Z waste guide.
We recommend residents put their waste out as late as possible the night before. Or in the morning before collection. Bins must be brought back onto your property as soon as possible after the collection.
If you have a brown recycling bin or recycling box items should NOT be bagged but should be cleaned and placed loosely in your bin or box. If you do not have a recycling bin or box, or if you have additional recycling, this should be left in clear plastic bags for collection.
Items we will not collect
- Cards with glitter
- Foil wrapping paper
- DIY and chemical bottles
- Paint containers
- Plastic sheet
- Toys and other hard plastic
- Carrier bags
- CDS and DVDs
- Coat hangers
- Food contaminated aluminium foil
- Scrap metal
- Pots and pans
- Cardboard covered in food / oil
- Wet cardboard
- Broken glass
- Window glass
Recycling soft plastic
We do not accept soft plastics in our recycling bins. But you can take soft plastics to most local supermarkets.
To find your nearest disposal point, visit Recycle Now website.
Clothing and textiles
Clothing should not be in your recycling bin. Clothing banks are available at our household waste recycling centres.
You could also take the clothing to: