Waste and recycling policies

Contamination of recycling bin

This policy sets out how household bins presented with contaminated recyclables will be dealt with and defines what contamination is.


Excess waste

This policy sets out how waste and recyclables should be presented in authorised containers for households. This also includes the process for applying for an authorised additional bin.


Missed bins

This policy clarifies the procedure where the Council has not collected bins and defines what a "missed" collection is.


Unadopted roads

This policy sets out how waste and recycling bins will be collected from roads which are not maintained by the Council, such as rural roads and tracks.

Waste strategy

This strategy sets out our long term plans to reduce the social, economic and environmental consequences of waste. 


Assisted collection policy

This policy sets out the criteria that need to be met to receive an assisted collection of waste and recycling bins. It includes the terms and conditions of the service.



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