Request a new bin

If you move into a property with no bin, you can request a new bin:

  • new grey recycling bins are subsidised by the Council and are free (from 1 April 2019)
  • new green general waste bins are £39.30 (from 1 April 2019)
  • new brown garden waste bins are £39.30 (from 1 April 2019)

There is also a £43 annual collection subscription charge for brown garden waste bins from 23 April 2019. There is a £25 annual collection charge for all additional brown bins. 

Request a new bin

Request an additional bin

  • Additional green general waste bins are £39.30 each (from 1 April 2019). 
  • Additional brown garden waste bins are £39.30 each (from 1 April 2019).
  • Additional grey recycling bins are subsidised by the Council and are free (from 1 April 2019)

Request an additional bin

Can I buy my own bin?

If you want to purchase your own bin independently of the council, then it must be:

  • a wheeled bin
  • compliant with the EN 840 standard
  • either 140 litre or 240 litre capacity
  • the correct colour for the type of waste that it will contain

If your bin does not meet this criteria, then it will not be emptied by the council.

Bins for multi occupancy properties

This includes flats and sheltered accommodation.

  • refuse metal bulk bins (1100 litre capacity, with lid): £79.24 per bin per year until 31 March 2019. This will increase to £87.31 from 1 April 2019.
  • refuse metal chamberlain bins (940 litre capacity, without lid): £47.63 per bin per per year until 31 March 2019. This will increase to £52.08 from 1 April 2019.

Call Biffa Waste Services Ltd on 0151 343 3720.