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Rubbish and recycling


Find your waste and recycling collection day

Green-lidded (rubbish) bin

For all rubbish that cannot be recycled or composted.

Blue-lidded (recycling) bin

Your blue recycling bin is collected fortnightly.

Brown-lidded (garden waste) bin

Your garden waste bin is collected on a fortnightly basis between March and November.

New bins

You can request a new bin or a bin repair online.

Missed bins

How to report a missed bin collection.

Our aims for your waste

We have strict targets to recycle more rubbish.

Skip hire

Skip hire for the general public as well as the construction, industrial and commercial sectors.

Fly tipping

The flytipping of controlled waste is a serious criminal offence

Disposal of large or bulky items

We can collect bulky household waste, for a small charge.

Community Recycling Champions

volunteers who support others to reduce, reuse and recycle their waste.


How to dispose of asbestos.

Reducing your waste at home

By reusing, repairing, recharging, reinventing and rejuvenating items we can make a difference!

Master composters

volunteers encourage and promote composting in their local community.

Home composting

One of the best practicable environmental options for the reduction of waste.

Re-using unwanted items

You can donate unwanted items, in good condition, to local charity shops.

Textile and electricals collections

Find out how we're working with the British Heart Foundation for textile and electricals collection. 

Recycling targets - getting greener

Did you know that every year each home in Coventry produces over a tonne of rubbish?

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