Get a new bin or box (household)

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Households come in all shapes and sizes, so while some might need a large bin, others might find a smaller, more manoeuvrable bin easier to manage. Unless you ask us for a smaller bin in advance, everyone is given a standard size bin.

Request form

Get bins, bags and boxes  (Opens in a new window)

  • Red (plastic & cans) box is 55ltr
  • Blue (paper & card) box is 44ltr
  • Aqua (glass) box is 44ltr
  • Kerbside food caddy is 23ltr
  • Kitchen food caddy is 5ltr
  • Standard black wheelie bin is 180ltr

Use the request form to:

  • Request additional recycling boxes
  • Request more food waste bags
  • Request purple bags yearly deliveries of bags are done around April.
  • Request new bins or recycling boxes should your bin or box get damaged (we will usually deliver new ones before your next collection day).
  • Request replacement nets or lids for your recycling box if it’s been damaged or is missing
  • Request a larger or smaller black bin (see what you are entitled to below)

What we provide and what is available (for general rubbish):

You are … Standard provision Additional capacity available by request assessments will be carried out to ensure eligibility)
A large family consisting of 6 or more people living in the property A 180 litre wheeled bin Swap to 240 litre wheeled bin or a roll of purple sacks
A family with 2 or more children in nappies A 180 litre wheeled bin Swap to 240 litre wheeled bin or a roll of purple sacks
A resident who produces non-infectious clinical waste (colostomy bags etc) A 180 litre wheeled bin Swap to 240 litre wheeled bin or a roll of purple sacks
A resident who lives in a flat, a house with limited frontage or off a rural lane deemed not suitable for a wheeled bin 2 rolls of purple sacks (equivalent capacity of 180ltr wheeled bin) Annual supply of purple sacks (delivered during Spring each year)
Additional purple sacks can be purchased from the council for additional capacity if required
A resident who doesn’t fall into any of the categories above A 180 litre wheeled bin No larger bin.
Purple sacks can be purchased from the council for additional capacity if required

 

 

 

 

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