Check what you can put out

Black bags

Put any non-recyclable rubbish in black bags. If you live in a wheelie bin collection area, place the rubbish bags within the bin ensuring that the lid is firmly shut.

Unless you have a rubbish limit exemption, you can put out a maximum of 3 x 60 litre black bags or a 180 litre wheelie bin.

  • We will not collect more than three black bags. 
  • If you have a wheelie bin, all black bags must be placed in the wheelie bin ensuring that the lid is firmly shut. We will not collect any black bags placed next to a wheelie bin.

Items we collect:

  • Nappies, incontinence pads, catheter/stomach bags and sanitary waste
  • Plastic film and polystyrene
  • Pet litter
  • Knives, broken glass or sharp objects (wrapped in newspaper or cardboard with warning label on)
  • Biodegradable face wipes

Items we do not collect

  • Clinical and hazardous waste including infectious medical items, needles, granular or powder pesticides, liquid pesticides or asbestos
  • Recycling materials
  • Garden waste
  • Commercial waste
  • Hot ashes
  • Electrical and electronic items
  • Batteries
  • Beverage cartons (juices and dairy products for example) 
  • Liquid waste including oil and paint
  • Large bulky household items including fridges, freezers, beds, televisions and cabinets
  • Vapes/E-Cigarettes'

Page last reviewed: 10 April 2024