Black bin

Request a new bin

Use the online form below to request a -

  • replacement of a damaged bin
  • additional bin
  • removal of an unwanted bin

You can only request an additional black bin if there are 6 or more people permanently living in your household and you are already recycling as much as you can.

You may also be entitled to an additional black bin if you have a specific medical need. These enquiries are dealt with on a case-by-case basis.

Black bins are chargeable at £36.

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What happens to your black bin waste

It is taken to an Energy from Waste (EfW) plant where it is processed. Steel and aluminium cans are removed using magnets and eddy currents. Plastic bottles are removed using optical sorters. The remaining waste is then burnt to generate electricity.