Apply or Renew an Extra or Larger Black Bin

You can get an extra or larger black bin, if you're recycling everything you can by making full use of the recycling containers and if any of the following apply to you:

If you're having problems managing your waste and don't meet the criteria, please ensure you are making full use of the weekly recycling service.

For us to assess your application you must be recycling your waste by having a minimum of:

  • 2 recycling boxes
  • 1 blue sack
  • 1 large food caddy
  • 1 small food caddy

Use our order recycling container service to order boxes, lids, sacks and food caddies.

You'll need to provide photos of your recycling on your recent collection day (remove lids so recycling can clearly be seen)

How to apply or renew

Online is the quickest way to apply or renew for an extra or larger black bin.

Apply or renew

Other ways to apply or renew

Please phone us on 01452 396 396 if you cannot use the online service. 

What happens next

We aim to provide you with a decision or correspondence within 6 weeks. We may contact you for more information or a site visit may be required. Until a decision is made it is your responsibility to manage your extra waste.

What can I do with my extra waste?