Waste and recycling bin allocation, storage and collection guidance - new developments and conversions

Container types and dimensions

This table sets out the dimensions of various bin types to allow for sufficient bin storage to be planned for:

Bin Type Capacity (litres) Height (cm) Width (cm) Depth (cm)
140 wheelie bin 140 95 50 55.5
240 wheelie bin 240 110 58 74
660 wheelie bin 660 132 126.5 74
1100 wheelie bin - Waste 1100 138 127 100
1100 wheelie bin - Recycling 1100 133 137 107.5

Refer to Bin prices for current costs. 

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