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Collection days for rubbish, recycling and garden waste

Check your collection days

Find out when we collect recycling and rubbish from your home.

Check your collection days

Please put out your rubbish and recycling correctly or we may not collect it.

Bank holidays, Christmas and New Year

Collections continue as normal on bank holidays, except for the Christmas and New Year period.

Details of Christmas and New Year changes can be found on this page at the time.

Print a calendar

You can get a printable, personalised calendar using the collection day checker above, unless you live in a flat with communal (shared) bins.

Garden waste collections

If you subscribe to the garden waste collection service you can find your collection days using the link above. You can also download and print this garden waste calendar:

Garden waste calendar October 2020 - September 2021

You can find out whether you are on the "white" or "yellow" collection week using the link at the top of this page.

Time-banded collections

If you live in a flat above a shop you may have time-banded collections, which means you can only put out your recycling and rubbish at certain times of day.