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Bins, recycling and rubbish

Request an additional grey bin

Find out the criteria to request an additional grey bin and how to apply.

Each household is provided with one 240 litre grey bin. You can request an additional grey bin if you meet the criteria.

Additional grey bin criteria

  • 6 or more permanent residents
  • two or more children in nappies
  • resident with a medical condition that results in waste such as incontinence pads or large amounts of dressings
  • exceptional circumstances at the discretion of the waste department
  • you will be required to fill in a waste diary as part of your application to provide evidence your household requires a second bin
  • if you're successful, we'll provide an additional grey bin for 2 years and you'll need to reapply after this time
  • you'll also need to sign a declaration stating you'll continue to use the recycling service
  • if you don't use the recycling service your additional bin could be removed

How to request an additional grey bin



0141 577 3001

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