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

Bin allocation and storage - Houses of Multiple Occupation (HMO's)

Bin provision will be based on how many residents are in each unit but are based on 100 litre capacity per unit for both waste and recycling.

  Waste
Bedrooms/Units Bins
2 1 x 240 litre
3 1 x 240 litre & 1 x 140 litre
4 2 x 240 litre
5 2 x 240 litre
6 - 7 1 x 660 litre
8 - 12 1 x 1100 litre
13 - 14 2 x 660 litre
15 - 23 2 x 1100 litre
  Recycling
Bedrooms/Units Bins
2 1 x 240 litre
3 2 x 240 litre
4 1 x 240 litre & 1 x 140 litre
5 2 x 240 litre
6 - 7 3 x 240 litre
8 - 14 1 x 1100 litre
15 -23 2 x 1100 litre

Bins

Bin must be issued by Watford Borough Council. Please contact Veolia on  0203 567 6900 to arrange the purchase and delivery of wheelie bins, Bin Prices.

Storage

All bins must be stored within the boundary of the property.  Householders are required to put their bins at the front boundary of the property by 6am on the day of collection and are not permitted to store bins permanently on the highway, consideration should be given to the provision of an area where bins can be put out for collection without restricting access to the property or obstructing the public highway.

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