Your bins and containers guide

What bins and containers do you get?

If you live in a house in the borough you should have:

  • a blue lidded wheelie bin or a white reusable cardboard bag
  • a green recycling box  
  • a brown kitchen caddy
  • a brown food waste container
  • a black wheelie bin

These are all free and you can often order replacements if they get damaged or you need more.

What goes where?

Use this guide to help you sort your recycling and non-recyclable waste into the right container. You can also check the A to Z of rubbish and recycling.

If you put the wrong items in the wrong container we won't be able to empty it. We may leave a note telling you that the wrong items have been put into the container.  Please put the items into the right container and we'll empty it on your next scheduled collection. 

On what day?

You can check your collection days online.

If you put your containers out on the wrong day or too late, you'll need to: