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Black bin collections - rubbish

Black bin - general non-recyclable rubbish

Your black bin is for waste which cannot be recycled (red lid bin) or composted (green lid bin) in your other bins.

How often are black bins emptied?

Black bins are emptied fortnightly.

Time and place

On your collection day please put your bin out at the edge of your property by 6:30am, if you live in a flat please use your communal bin and we will collect from the communal bin store.

Find you bin collection day

What to put in your black bin:

Items which cannot be recycled in your red-lidded or green bins including:

  • Carrier bags, film and cling film
  • Crisp packets
  • Polystyrene
  • Tetrapak (juice cartons)
  • Animal waste including dog poo, cat litter and small animal bedding
  • Vacuum cleaner contents

What you can't put in your black bin:

Severe Weather

Why we sometimes have difficulty collecting bins in snow and ice.

Side waste

The Council has a no side waste policy. Any extra waste placed next to your black bin will not be collected.

Missed bin

Please report a missed bin using the link below

Report a missed bin

Extra bin for large families

If you are always over filling your bins you can apply for extra capacity, please use our online form to request a waste assessment below.

Order/Book a replacement, repair, collection of a spare bin/insert, need extra capacity

Missing or damaged bin or insert

You can order a replacement bin or insert or ask for a repair using the link below.

Order/Book a replacement, repair, collection of a spare bin/insert, need extra capacity

Collection of a spare bin

You can request the collection of a spare bin using the link below.

Order/Book a replacement, repair, collection of a spare bin/insert, need extra capacity

Last updated Wednesday, 4th April 2018

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