Green bins are for general household waste. Collections Bins are collected every other week. Check your bin collection date and view or download calendar. Advertisement Image Why am I seeing adverts on wirral.gov.uk? Items allowed in your green bin aerosol cans (empty) biscuit or sweet tins blankets, duvets, pillows bread wrappers carrier bags CDs or DVDs Christmas trees (fake) clinical waste (no sharps or hazardous) clothes coat hangers corks cornstarch packaging or film crisp packets crockery foil food waste glasses (drinking) handbags or belts ice cream tubs light bulbs margarine or butter tubs metal microwave meal trays nappies ornaments pet litter pizza boxes (dirty or greasy) plant pots plastic film or packaging plastic food trays polystyrene shoes shredded paper sports equipment sweet wrappers Tetra Paks (waxed cartons) textiles tissues towels toys vacuum cleaner bags wallpaper (used) yogurt pots zipper food bags Items not allowed in your green bin hazardous waste asbestos plasterboard electrical items paint fluorescent tubes and low energy light bulbs pesticides Loose dust (unless it is sealed in a bag before placing in the green bin) Download a printable list of what goes in which bin (PDF, 116KB) Learn how to keep your wheelie bin clean Find out more about what can be recycled Image Recycle Right provides advice on exactly what can and cannot be recycled if you live in the Wirral Council area. Report a missed green bin collection If your green wheelie bin has not been collected by 5pm on your collection day, you can report it to us as missed. Report a missed green bin collection Putting your bin out for collection put your bins out at the kerbside by 7am on the day of collection with the wheels facing the road all rubbish must be in the bin and the lid must be closed. No additional waste will be collected the bin should not be too heavy after your collection bring your bin back onto your property as soon as possible incorrect items should not be in your bin. See items allowed in your bin: Green bin Grey recycling bin Brown garden waste bin If you live in a flat or apartment If you live in a flat or apartment, contact your landlord or property management company for details about your bin collections. If your waste is collected in sacks You will remain on a weekly general rubbish and recycling collection service.