Bin collection days

Bins

Your bin collection depends on what type of property you live in. Please check the sections below for:

  • households with wheelie bins
  • flats with communal bins
  • flats above shops

When is my next bin collection day?

Bin collection days vary depending on the type of bin you have and your postcode. 

Check my bin collection day 

On collection day, your bins should be collected by 10pm.

Make sure your bin is ready for collection

Please ensure:

  • your bins are clearly visible at the front of your property by 6am on your collection day
  • bins are not kept on the public highway
  • your bins are accessible
  • you’ve put the correct items into your bins
  • you use the bins provided by us only

What if I've got too much rubbish to fit in my bins?

You can leave any oversized recycling items by the side of your green bin for collection. Please flatten cardboard boxes.

We will not collect extra rubbish or recycling from bags, boxes, other types of bins, or loose rubbish.

Frequency of collections

Bin colour Contents Collections
Black wheelie bin General rubbish Weekly
Green wheelie bin Recycling Weekly
Brown wheelie bin Food and garden waste Fortnightly

 

On collection day, your bins should be collected by 10pm.

Make sure you’ve put the correct items into your bins.

We will only collect from bins that have been provided by us. We won’t collect from other types of bins, and we won’t collect bags, boxes or loose rubbish left by the side of communal bins.

Frequency of collections

Bin colour Contents Collections
Communal black bin General rubbish Weekly
Communal green bin Recycling Weekly
Communal grey bin Food and garden waste Fortnightly

 

On collection day, your rubbish and recycling should be collected by 9am.

Make sure:

  • your refuse and recycling sacks are tied up
  • you place your sacks on the closest edge of the pavement but not on a cycle path
  • you put them outside on the pavement visible for the collection crew between 6am and 9am only, on collection day. 

Please note, you may receive a fine if you put your sacks on the street outside these times.

See the list of roads which receive sack collections

Frequency of collections

Sack colour Contents Collections
Black refuse sacks General rubbish Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday (6am to 9am)
Green recycling sacks Recycling Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday (6am to 9am)

 

 

You can do this from our missed bin collections page.

For properties with wheelie bins, or flats with communal bins - you can do this after 10pm on the day of collection.

For flats above shops - you can do this after 9am on your collection day.