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Black bag waste allowance

How many black bags can you put out?

There is a limit to the number of standard sized black bags you can put out for your fortnightly rubbish collection. 

Only 2 standard back bags or a closed wheelie bin will be collected

No wheelie bin 2 black bags (standard size)
If you have a wheelie bin No additional black bag waste and the wheelie bin lid must close

Those residents who choose to repeatedly refuse to recycle or ignore advice and warnings from Enforcement Officers will, as a last resort be issued with a Fixed Penalty Notice of £100


Please note: If you have 2 wheelie bins this will be regarded as side waste and we will ask you to remove your second bin. If necessary we may remove the second bin. Also, we will not collect black bags that are deemed excessively heavy.

What support is available if I cannot cope with the black bag limits?

If you are struggling to adhere to the limits due to personal circumstances, you can request an Additional Black Bag Allowance.

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