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Bins, rubbish and recycling

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Putting your bins out for collection

Where you should put your bin, what time, what goes in each bin and more.


Find your bin collection date icon

Find your bin collection date

Find out when we collect your recycling and waste.


Report a missed bin collection or a problem with your bin icon

Report a missed bin collection or a problem with your bin

Report your missed bin from 5pm on the day of collection or at any time on a later day. Report other problems anytime.


Request a new bin or report a bin problem icon

Request a new bin or report a bin problem

Request a new bin, report a problem, check your bin entitlement and more.


Remove bulky household items icon

Remove bulky household items

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


Where's the rubbish tip and recycling centre? icon

Where's the rubbish tip and recycling centre?

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


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Which bin should I use?

Details of what waste can be put in each of your bins.


View bin collection changes icon

View bin collection changes

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


Your weekly food waste collections icon

Your weekly food waste collections

To help you recycle your food waste, we provide everyone with a small silver kitchen caddy and free compostable bags.


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Composting

How to compost, where to buy compost and reduced price compost bins and more.


What happens to my recycling icon

Find out what happens to your recycling.


Request an assisted bin collection icon

Request an assisted bin collection

Help with moving your bin to your designated collection point if you meet certain conditions.


Business waste icon

Business waste

Advice on the removal of commercial waste.


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Recycle4schools

Details of our school programme to teach children about recycling. Cash prizes to be won.


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​Thank you for helping us recycle even more. The more we recycle the less we spend on waste disposal helping us to protect other essential services.

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Events

Williams BMW Rochdale Half Marathon, 10K and Fun Run
06 October 2019
Returning for its 5th year, taking you on a tour of our historic town and breath-taking countryside.
Rochdale Literature and Ideas Festival
14 October 2019

14 October 2019 - 21 October 2019

An exciting week of arts for all ages, covering drama, comedy, poetry, children's shows and more.

Queen Victoria Christmas Ball
20 December 2019

20-21 December 2019

Dine, dance and be entertained with the queen and her husband Albert.