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An estate or block of flats

Estates and blocks of flats have regular recycling and rubbish collections from communal bins.

What we collect

We collect the following from your communal bins (no recycling in black rubbish bags): 

When we collect it

If you live on an estate or in a block of flats, all recycling, food waste (if this service is provided), garden waste and rubbish is collected at least weekly from communal bins. 

Some estates have a chute for household recycling and rubbish. If you have a chute, please place your refuse in bin liners before putting it in the correct chute and only use the chute between 8am and 8pm so you don’t disturb your neighbours. 

Do not put your recycling in black bags. 

Free clear recycling bags can be collected from your local library.

Use ‘Your local area’ to find your collection day.

Your local area

What we provide

We provide residents who live on an estate or in a block of flats with: 

  • communal recycling containers 
  • communal food waste recycling containers (where this service is provided) 
  • communal rubbish containers. 

Please note, compostable caddy liners are free and you can get them from your local library or your estate caretaker, estate office or concierge. 

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