Which bin should I use?

What waste and recycling isn't collected from my household bins?

Recycling is changing

Watford Borough Council collect most waste and recycling in the black, blue-lidded and green-lidded wheeled bins.

70% of household waste is recyclable, please make sure you use the correct bin.

There are a number of items we can't collect, please ensure you dispose of these items correctly away from your household bins.

Common items we are not able to collect in your household bins (not limited to):

  • Builders rubble
  • Soil
  • Electrical items
  • Engine parts
  • Batteries
  • Furniture
  • Tins of paint
  • Plaster board
  • Gas bottles

If these items are found in any of your bins they will not be emptied. The crew will not return to empty your bin until your next scheduled collection day and the items have been removed.

How to dispose of them:

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