What goes in your rubbish bin

We collect household rubbish which cannot be recycled, every other week. The rubbish must be in green council bin bags or in the black council wheeled rubbish bin. Put the bin/bags at the edge of your property by 6am on your rubbish collection day. We will not collect general household rubbish if it is presented in your recycling bin.

There shouldn't be much left after you have recycled your food waste, all the items that can go in your blue lidded recycling bin and any textiles, small electrical items and batteries.

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  • Bubble wrap.
  • Cling film.
  • Coat hangers (metal and plastic).
  • Crisp packets and other confectionary packaging such as chocolate and biscuit wrappers.
  • Expanded polystyrene.
  • Incontinence pads.
  • Nappies.
  • Pet litter (max 10kg weight).
  • Sanitary products.
  • Wet/used kitchen paper, tissues and wipes.
  • Batteries.
  • Bricks.
  • Building waste such as plasterboard, fibreglass and tiles.
  • Carpet
  • Electrical items.
  • Garden waste.
  • Gas canisters and helium bottles.
  • Hot ash (it can go in once cooled).
  • Large items such as furniture.
  • Rubble.
  • Sharp items or broken glass unless it is well wrapped. Please also put a note on the bin/bag warning the collectors.
  • Soil.

You can recycle some of these at a community recycling centre.

We aim to:

  • Collect your waste from either your council wheeled rubbish bin or council green bin bags, if it's been put at the edge of your property by 6am on your rubbish collection day.
  • Return the wheeled rubbish bin, with the lid closed, to the edge of your property.
  • Clear up any mess caused by the collectors.
  • Treat your property with care and respect.