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Bins, recycling and rubbish

When is my bin emptied?

Find out when your grey bin, brown bin and recycling boxes and sacks are emptied.

Member of cleansing emptying a brown bin into a bin lorry
  • Brown bins for food and garden waste are emptied weekly.
  • Grey bins for landfill waste are emptied fortnightly.
  • Blue boxes for glass and cans and white sacks for paper and light card are also collected fortnightly, alternating with your grey bin collection.
  • Green bags for plastic bottles and containers are collected on a monthly rotation which will fall on one of your blue box and white sack collection days.

Using the street search tool below, your collection day will be shown along with next couple of collection dates for each waste type.

To download the calendar for 2016 enter your street name into the search box below. Once you confirm your street name, you'll then be able to download a calendar that's tailored for your area.

Plans to improve the way household waste is collected and enhance East Renfrewshire Council's waste and recycling performance are set to go ahead: Four bin service‚Äč.

Street search

Enter the name of your street in the textbox below. House number and postcode not accepted.

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