Bin capacity - landfill waste

In some circumstances we can provide extra or less blue bin capacity. If you think you meet the criteria below then this can be arranged by contacting our Recycling Helpline on 03451 55 00 22.

Standard 4 bin service

  • We provide households with a 140-litre blue bin, emptied every 2 weeks.
  • Households can get a 240-litre blue bin instead of the 140-litre blue bin, if the household has:
             - 5 or more permanent residents, or
             - Two or more children aged under 3, or
             - One or more resident has / have a medical condition that requires extra waste storage
  • To apply for extra blue bin capacity please contact our Recycling helpline on 03451 55 00 22. An application form and submission of documentary evidence may be required.
  • There is no provision for a smaller blue bin.

Standard 4 bin service (where there is only space at the property for 2 bins)

  • We provide households with a 240-litre blue bin, emptied every 2 weeks.
  • Households can get an extra 140-litre blue bin if the household has:
                    - 6 or more permanent residents, or
                    - Two or more children aged under 3, or
                    - One or more resident has / have a medical condition that requires extra waste storage.
  • To apply for extra blue bin capacity please contact our Recycling helpline on 03451 55 00 22. An application form and submission of documentary evidence may be required.
  • A 140-litre blue bin is available on request.

Rural bin service

  • We provide households with a 240-litre blue bin, emptied every 2 weeks.
  • Households can get an extra 140-litre blue bin if the household has:
                    - 6 or more permanent residents, or
                    - Two or more children aged under 3, or
                    - One or more resident has / have a medical condition that requires extra waste storage.
  • To apply for extra blue bin capacity please contact our Recycling helpline on 03451 55 00 22. An application form and submission of documentary evidence may be required.
  • A 140-litre blue bin is available on request.

Landfill bin service only

  • We provide households with a 240-litre blue bin emptied every week, or a 140-litre bin every 2 weeks if the household has opted out of recycling.
  • Under certain circumstances households can be put on a landfill only service e.g. for medical reasons. This is agreed on a case by case basis.
  • Households can get an extra 140-litre blue bin if the household has:
                    - 7 or more permanent residents, or
                    - Two or more children aged under 3, or
                    - One or more resident has / have a medical condition that requires extra waste storage.
  • To apply for extra blue bin capacity please contact our Recycling helpline on 03451 55 00 22. An application form and submission of documentary evidence may be required.
  • A 140-litre blue bin is available on request.

Sack collection

  • We provide households with 2 sacks per week emptied every week or every 2 weeks.
  • Households can get an sack per week if the household has:
                    - 7 or more permanent residents, or
                    - Two or more children aged under 3, or
                    - One or more resident has / have a medical condition that requires extra waste storage.
  • To apply for extra sacks please contact our Recycling helpline on 03451 55 00 22. An application form and submission of documentary evidence may be required.
  • There is no provision for a providing less sacks.
     

Recycling Helpline (lines open 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Monday-Friday)
Tel: 03451 55 00 22 Contact Recycling Helpline (lines open 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Monday-Friday) online
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