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Bins, recycling and rubbish

When is my bin emptied?

Find out when your waste and recycling bins, boxes and sacks are emptied.

Member of cleansing emptying a brown bin into a bin lorry

For the majority of properties in East Renfrewshire:

  • Brown bins for food and garden waste are emptied weekly.
  • Grey bins for non-recyclable waste are emptied once every 3 weeks.
  • Blue bins or white sacks for paper, cardboard and cardboard-lined cartons are collected once every 3 weeks.
  • Green bins or green bags and blue boxes for plastics, glass and cans are also collected once every 3 weeks.

Please note some properties, who have limited bin storage or difficulty with access for bin vehicles, may have non-recyclable waste collected on a fortnightly or weekly basis.

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Enter your postcode in the textbox below e.g. G78 1SY

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