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You can find out all the information about your bins on this page.

Find my bin day

What can I put in my bin?

We have different types of bins to help get rid of the day to day waste build up.

Black bins and sacks

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Your black wheelie bin/sacks is for rubbish that can’t be recycled and is collected fortnightly.

Please leave your bin/sacks for collection on the boundary of your property for 7am on collection day.

Can't
Builders rubbish such as rubble, tiles or wood
Bulky heavy items
DIY stuff such as paint tins
Electrical items
Flammable liquids
Gas bottles including fire extinguishers
Grass or other garden waste
Needles
Tyres or car batteries

Green recycling bin

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Your green wheelie bin is for recycling and is collected fortnightly. Please make sure you put the items in the bin loose, without plastic bags or sacks.

Please leave your bin/box for collection on the boundary of your property for 7am on collection day.

    CanCan't
    Cardboard Bread bags
    Cans Carrier bags
    Drink cartons Cling film
    Empty aerosol cans Crisp packets
    Food cartons Food waste
    Foil trays Nappies
    Fruit & vegetable punnets Plastic sacks
    Glass bottles and jars Polystyrene
    Kitchen foil Textiles
    Magazines   
    Paper   
    Plastic bottles   
    Plastic meat trays   
    Plastic tubs & containers   
    Ready meal trays   
    Tins   
    Yogurt pots 

    Food waste bin

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    Your food waste bin is collected every week. Please leave your bin for collection on the boundary of your property for 7am on collection day.

    You can put any raw or cooked food in your caddy and can even scrap uneaten food straight into it.

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        All dairy products Liquids
        Bread, cakes & pastries Oil or liquid fat
        Eggs Packing of any sort
        Fruit & vegetables - raw & cooked Plastic bags
        Meat & fish - raw & cooked including bones   
        Rice, pasta & beans   
        Tea bags & coffee grounds   
        Takeaway left overs   
        Uneaten food from your plates & dishes 

        Garden bin

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        Garden bins are collected fortnightly.

          Please leave your bin for collection on the boundary of your property for 7am on collection day.

          CanCan't
          Flowers & Plants Kitchen scraps
          Grass cuttings Rubble
          Hedge trimmings and prunings Stones
          Leaves & small branches Turf

          Please note: We will not be able be able to take your bin if it is too heavy for the crew to move safely, or if the collection vehicle can't pick it up.

          Textiles, electricals and batteries

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          Textiles collections

          Textiles are collected on your recycling collection day.

          These should fit into a carrier bag and put next to your green recycling bin. We can't accept pillows or duvets or any items in black sacks or charity bags.

          Electrical collections

          Small electrical items will be collected on your rubbish collection day.

          The items should fit into a carrier bag and put next to your black rubbish bin. We can't accept televisions, computer monitors or any items that won't fit into a standard sized carrier bag.

          Batteries

          Batteries will be collected on your rubbish collection day.

          They should be placed in a sandwich bag on the closed lid of your bin. Unfortunately, we can't accept car batteries.

          I need a new bin

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          Are you moving house?

          If you're moving house, please don't take your bins with you. If you're in a new home please contact your developer or managing agent as they should provide the bins for you.

          If you have a garden bin, you can take it with you. You'll need to let us know that you've done so by completing our online form.

          If you do need a new bin, you'll need to pay for it. Below are the prices and sizes of all our available bins:

          Bin Type and Sizes Price (£)
          Black Bin £22.00
          Green Bin £22.00
          Black and Orange Food Recycling Bin £6.00
          Garden Bin (140 litre) £33.30 per year
          Garden Bin (240 litre) £37.00 per year

          Report a missed bin

          If your bin wasn't collected, you can report it using our online form.

          Please ensure you report it within 48 hours.

          Report a missed bin

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