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Communal collections are provided for properties and sites that share bins for recycling or refuse

Introduction

Introduction

Communal collections are provided for properties and sites that share bins for recycling and/or refuse. These include blocks of flats, houses of multiple occupancy and retirement developments.

All sites are different and exactly what service is provided will depend on the space and access available.

Residents in communal properties should be able to recycle either:

  • The full range of materials using the full range of containers – plastic bottles, pots, tubs and trays; tins, cans, aerosols and foil; glass bottles and jars; cartons and Tetra Pak; paper and cardboard; food waste; small household electricals and batteries; wearable clothes and shoes.
  • Most materials from shared recycling bins – paper, cardboard, plastic bottles, pots, tubs and trays, glass bottles and jars; tins and cans, empty aerosols and aluminium foil.

Where space and access allow, food waste can be collected if requested.

Refuse is usually collected from shared commercial size refuse bin(s), though this can vary from site to site.

Arrangements for communal collection points are usually made with site owners or managing agents.

Please contact us for further details and if you have any questions.

Last reviewed: April 16, 2024 by Adam

Next review due: October 16, 2024

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