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Bins, recycling and rubbish

East Renfrewshire Council bin lorry

About Cleansing Services

We deliver a number of services to households and businesses in East Renfrewshire and work to keep our streets clean.

When is my bin emptied?

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

Report a missed bin

What to do if you think we have missed your collection.

Request a new bin, box or bag

From time to time you may need to replace your bins, box or bags which have been damaged or lost.

Recycling collections

Kerbside services for the collection of paper, card, glass, cans, plastics, garden and food waste (white and green bag, blue box and brown bin).

Landfill waste (grey bin)

A service for the collection of any waste that cannot be recycled.

Large item collection (Bulky Uplift)

Arrange and pay for bulky or excess household waste to be uplifted. Fridges, freezers, mattresses, suites.

Recycling centres and points

Locations and opening hours of recycling centres and points where you can take household waste for recycling.

Litter, fly-tipping and graffiti

How to report fly-tipping, graffiti and litter online. Link to report dog fouling and other dog warden services.

Business waste

A chargeable service for the collection of waste and recycling from businesses in East Renfrewshire.

What happens to your recycling?

Find out what happens to your kerbside recycling once we take it away.

Ways to waste less

How to waste less. Composting. Smart Shopping. Repair and re-use.