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From Monday 22nd June, your bin collections will go back to your normal schedule of green bin collections every 3 weeks, and blue bin / recycling bag collections every 2 weeks

You will be able to use your previous bin collection calendar for 2020 to check your collection dates, and the next collection dates will also be available here on the website from 19th June

Find out more details about the changes in our press release

Read our FAQS about the changes to bin collections from 22nd June here

Read our Questions and Answers about changes to your bin collections

Please put your bin out by 7am on your collection day


Green binYour green bin is for general rubbish

Your green bin is emptied every 3 weeks

Please use your green bin for all the general rubbish that we can't recycle


  • nappies
  • cling film, bubble wrap, or food contaminated plastics
  • non-recyclable plastics
  • polystyrene packing
  • items that can't be recycled

NoPlease don't include:

  • items that can be recycled
  • batteries and electrical equipment
  • rubble, soil, stone or bricks
  • bulky items

Green binYour blue bin is for paper, card, cans and plastic

Your blue bin is emptied every 2 weeks

imageYour recycling bags are put inside your blue bin

Please put all your recyclable materials inside the bags provided, tie the tops, and place them inside your blue bin for collection


  • Please rinse cans, cartons and plastics before putting them in the bags
  • Please leave the lids off bottles so they can be squashed, or squash them and put the lids back on
  • Please only use the opaque recycling bags provided - if you need more bags please phone us on 01546 605514
  • Shredded paper can be put into a recyclable item first, for example, a cereal box


  • food, drink and aerosol cans
  • clean plastic drinks, detergent or cosmetic bottles, plastic pots, tubs and trays
  • paper, newspaper, brochures, magazines, envelopes, books
  • food packaging cardboard / packaging sleeves
  • cereal boxes
  • egg boxes
  • cardboard boxes / packaging
  • drinks cartons / tetrapaks
  • clean foil containers (takeaway food etc)

No Please don't include:

  • oil or paint tins
  • plastic bags or liners
  • other types of plastic packaging
  • tissues
  • metallic wrapping paper
  • paper and card contaminated with food
  • painted paper or card