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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, your collection day will be shown along with next couple of collection dates for each waste type.

All collections for the coming year will be listed in a PDF. You can also request a calendar by contacting customer services on 0141 577 3001 (Mon to Fri 8.00am - 6.00pm) or by email

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