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Communal bins


You'll have a communal bin if you live in a:
  • block of flats
  • flat above a shop
  • communal home (house of multiple occupation)

You will have two recycling bins (one for glass, plastic and tin and one for paper and cardboard) and one refuse bin.

To find out more about garden waste disposal please go to our garden waste: sign up page.

Recycling (glass, plastic and tins)

Your communal recycling bin for glass, plastic or tin is either a large container or a wheelie bin, depending on the size of your building. It is clearly marked with a green sticker which also has a reminder of what can go in the bin.

The items that can or cannot go in this bin are the same as the brown recycling bin for the majority of households.

Recycling (paper and cardboard)

Your communal recycling bin for paper and cardboard is either a wheelie bin or a box, depending on the size of your building. It is clearly marked with a blue sticker which also has a reminder of what can go in the bin.

The items that can or cannot go in this bin are the same as the green box for the majority of households.

Refuse

Your communal refuse bin is either a large container or a wheelie bin, depending on the size of your building. It is clearly marked with a yellow sticker which also has a reminder of what can go in the bin.

The items that can or cannot go in this bin are the same as the green refuse bin for the majority of households.