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Recycling and bins

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Find your bin collection date

Find out when we collect your recycling and waste.

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Report a missed bin collection

Report it from 5pm on the day of collection or at any time on a later day.

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Request a new bin or report a problem with your bins

Request a new bin or tell us if your waste or recycling bin has been damaged, burnt or stolen.

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View bin collection changes

Find out about changes to bin collections.You can subscribe to the page to be kept up-to-date.

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Where's the rubbish tip and recycling centre? 

Details of where the recycling centres are, when they're open and what you can recycle.

report fly-tipping

Report fly-tipping, dog fouling...

How to report anti-social activity.

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Remove bulky household items

Donate your unwanted furniture or ask us to remove bulky household items.

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What goes in your bin?

Details of what's allowed and not allowed to be put in each of your bins.

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Where to put your bin for collection

On your collection day you should wheel your bin to the collection point, usually at the edge of the kerb, and collect it from the same place as soon as you can after it's been emptied .

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Reduce your waste

Helpful tips and recipes to help you save up to £60 per month plus how to easily reduce your waste including stopping junk mail.

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Business waste

Advice on the removal of commercial waste.

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Composting

Information to help you compost at home.

What happens to my recycling

Find out what happens to your recycling from your household bins and from your local recycling centre. 

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Get rid of pests

Details of what we can and can't treat and how to book an inspection for us to call.

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Request an assisted bin collection

If you need help with moving your bin to your designated collection point we may be able to assist you if you meet certain conditions.

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Removal of unauthorised general waste bins

If you have more than 1 general waste bin and there are less than 5 permanent residents in your home it will be removed.

Snow and ice - bin collection contingency

Should snow and icy conditions hit the borough of Rochdale this winter, we'll action contingency plans to minimise disruption.

If collections are suspended for health and safety reasons due to severe weather,  we'll do our best to catch-up as soon as possible. You can access the latest information on our website along with whether or not you should keep your bins out; you can also sign up to receive an email each time we make a significant change to the web page.

View bin collection changes or sign up to keep up-to-date

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