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Request a new bin

Request a FREE recycling bin

Complete the form to request a new, additional or replacement standard and small recycling bin.

Recycling bin: we aim to deliver it within 6 working days from the date of your request.

Silver kitchen caddy or brown street caddy: to order please call 0300 303 8884. We aim to deliver your caddy within a week from the date of your request.

Request a FREE recycling bin (opens in a new​ window) You can complete this task in MyAccount.

MyAccount is your faster, safer and more flexible way to access your council services.

Request a dark green rubbish bin

If you require a dark green rubbish bin please call us to discuss your needs as we're encouraging residents to recycle all they can to help reduce the costs of landfill charges.

Replacement rubbish bin: we aim to deliver the same size bin within 6 working days from the date of your request. We'll collect the damaged bin at the same time. See table below for charges for your replacement bin.

Additional rubbish bin: a recycling officer will visit you to complete an assessment to establish whether you're eligible for an additional bin. If you qualify they'll leave the bin on the same day. We aim to complete your request within 3 weeks. 

Ring 0300 303 8884 to order a dark green rubbish bin

Charges for bins

The following administration and delivery charges apply for new and replacement bins. 

Recycling binCharge​
​140 litre - small bin​FREE
​240 litre - standard bin​FREE
360 litre - large bin​£51.70
​660 litre - for flats or
communal bin areas
​1100 litre - for flats or
communal bin areas
​Rubbish binsCharge
​140 litre - small bin​£28.10
​240 litre - standard bin​£34.20
​360 litre - large bin​£51.70
​660 litre - for flats or
communal bin areas
​1100 litre - for flats or
communal bin areas 

Your bin entitlement

The number of residents in your property will determine the size and number of the bins you're entitled to.

Number of residentsYour bin entitlement (for each type of bin)
1 to 5240 litre bin
6 to 9240 litre bin and 140 litre bin (or 360 litre bin on request)
10 or moreTwo 240 litre bins

There are some exceptions.

  • 1 bedroom and studio flats are supplied with a 140 litre dark green rubbish bin, but we can consider a 240 litre bin if required.
  • Properties with larger families and sheltered accommodation are considered on an individual basis.
  • If you have additional requirements for medical waste, or a large number of small children, we will consider your request for an additional dark green general waste bin on an individual basis, for a fixed term, which we'll review regularly.
  • If you consistently exceed the capacity of your recycling bins, please let us know and we can look to provide an extra recycling bin free of charge.

Please note: If you request an additional dark green rubbish bin, we'll undertake an assessment to help ensure you are recycling everything you can.The different types of bins


​0300 303 8884

Environmental Management
Green Lane
Heywood OL10 2DY
(Postal address only)

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