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Large bins

Larger 240 litre refuse bins are available for residents who meet certain criteria and replace the standard 120 litre bins.

Residents may apply for a larger bin subject to meeting one of the the following criteria (conditions apply):

  • Large family.
  • Young children.
  • Individuals with medical conditions which may generate special waste. 

To request a large bin call 0303 123 1702

Please note this policy is under review.

  • The information supplied will only be used for the purpose of assessing waste arrangements; however, it may be cross-referenced with Council records.
  • Applications are subject to continuous monitoring. Where it is found that recyclable material is not being recycling but placed in the general refuse bin, the refuse bin may be removed.
  • Households which no longer meet the criteria will revert to the standard 120 litre refuse bin.

If you would like advice on waste reduction or general recycling information, please ring our Customer Services Centre on 0303 123 1702.

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