What is the Blue Bin for?
The Blue Bin has replaced the green recycling box and white sack
previously used to recycle your household waste.
What can I put in the Blue Bin?
Please see below full details of what you can put in your Blue
Bin for recycling. A full size version of
this information can be viewed by selecting this link.
What will happen to my recycling box and bag?
Your recycling box and bag are yours to
Where do I leave my wheeled bin to be
On your day of collection, place your Blue
Bin at the edge of your property with the
handles facing the road. This should be no later than 7.00
am. Please do not leave bins on the footpath or grass
verge as this may cause an obstruction to pedestrians.
On what day will my collection be made?
Your Blue Bin will be collected on the same day as your Green
Bin. You can view your collection dates using our online Waste and Recycling Calendar. Alternatively,
please contact a member of staff.
What happens on Bank Holidays - are collections still
With the exception of the Christmas and New Year period,
collections will be made on Bank Holidays throughout the
year. Please consult your Waste and Recycling Calendar for
collection details over the Christmas and New Year period.
I have just moved to a new property / my existing Blue Bin has
been damaged or stolen
Please contact a member of staff.
I live in a flat and share a large bin with my neighbours
properties in the district already have a large blue bin which
can be used to recycle the items listed above.
What if I cannot move the blue bin to the kerbside for
We provide an assisted
collection free of charge for all of your waste and recycling
What if I cannot fit all of my recycling in the Blue Bin?
Please ensure that you flatten cardboard and squash plastic
bottles to fit as much material as possible in the Blue Bin. If you
regularly have additional recycling please contact us.
I still have queries about the Blue BIn
Please contact a member of staff on 01902 696203.
Where will material collected in my blue bin be sent for
All material collected in the blue bin will go to a
Material Recycling Facility (MRF) in Aldridge, West Midlands.
At this plant, material is separated and then sent on to
reprocessors where it is used to make a variety of recycled
products. This is the same site where we currently send material
collected from your green recycling box and white sack.
Household Waste Collection
Waste and Recycling
Telephone: (01902) 696203
Fax: (01902) 846553