Bins and waste collection

Your local council is responsible for collecting and disposing of waste in your area. They provide different bins for household waste and recycling.

When your bins and waste are collected

To get more information on household waste collections in your area, you should contact your local council. You should also contact your local council if your bin is missed from the normal collection.

Councils have household waste recycling centres, where you can deposit waste from households free of charge. Contact your local council for more details.

Council bins

If your bin is lost or stolen, you should contact your council to get a replacement. The council may charge you for a replacement. The council can give you advice on how to secure your bin to avoid theft.

Recycling your waste

All councils collect waste for recycling from outside your home.  They provide a special box or bin for your household recycling.

All councils collect garden and food waste for recycling from households. They provide a bin separate from the recyling bin.

How you can dispose of bulky waste items

For more information on the disposal of large items, go to:

You can bring large items to your council's recycling centre. Contact your council's environmental services or waste management department to find out what they accept from households in your area.

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