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Bins - what gets collected


Blaby District Council provides an alternate weekly collection of household waste and recycling, including batteries from every property in the district. Textiles and small electrical items are also collected by Mind, the mental health charity.

Further information

You should expect to have the following standard bins at your property:-

  • 140ltr or 240ltr black lidded wheeled refuse bin (dependent on number of residents)
  • 140ltr or 240ltr green lidded wheeled recycling bin (dependent on number of residents)
  • Battery bag for household, mobile phone or lithium batteries(you can also use a clear sandwich bag)
  • Mind bag for textiles and small electrical items

Garden waste is not collected as part of the standard household waste collection service. You will need to contact us to request a garden waste collection for which there is a charge. 

Garden waste collections are made fortnightly during Summer (March to November) and monthly from December to February.

You can choose to have either a 140ltr or 240ltr brown lidded wheeled bin for your garden waste.

All bins should be put out at the boundary of your property, next to the pavement or road, by 7.00am on collection day.

If you are elderly or registered disabled, live alone and do not have anyone who is able to put your bins out at the boundary of your property for collection please let us know as we may be able to help.

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Last updated: 05 March 2018

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