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Waste and recycling collections will be made as scheduled on Friday 3rd and Monday 6th April 2015. To report a non collection on these dates please contact Biffa Municipal Ltd on 01543 578832.



Your Guide to Recycling and Waste Collection is available to download


Blue Bin


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.



Where do I leave my wheeled bin to be collected?


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 made?


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


Flats bin areaPlease contact a member of staff.


I live in a flat and share a large bin with my neighbours


All communal 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 collection?


We provide an assisted collection free of charge for all of your waste and recycling containers.


Aldridge MRF

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 recycling?


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

Garden Waste

Waste and Recycling Calendar

Assisted Collections


Telephone: (01902) 696203
Fax: (01902) 846553

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