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Bins Recycling and Waste

When to put your bins out, what to do with your old fridge, how to report a problem, how to order a bin and more.


Real Nappy Scheme

The Council encourages residents to use modern 'real' reusable nappies to save money and help the environment.

Important changes to your black bin and garden waste services in 2018

Important changes to your black bin and garden waste services in 2018

Side Waste Enforcement

The Council's policy on side waste that is presented alongside a black wheeled bin.

Missed bin collection

Report a missed bin or a different collection problem.

Request recycling / waste items

Request new, replacement or additional recycling or waste items.

Check your bin day

Find out when your refuse and recycling is collected and download a calendar.

Garden Waste

Information about how to order additional brown bins and how the collection service runs.

Bulky item / furniture collection

Donate your unwanted household items or ask us to collect them.

Composting at Home

About a third of your waste can be composted at home, saving energy and resources and benefiting your garden and your pocket.

Recycling centre vehicle permit

The Council uses a permit system to restrict the types of vehicles allowed to use Household Recycling Centres in Flintshire. Learn more about the permit and how to apply.

Household Waste Recycling Centres

Details of where the Household Recycling Centres are, when they're open and what you can recycle.

Assistance with Waste Collections

Apply for help if you are struggling to take bins/recycling to the kerb.

What To Put In Your Bin

Details of what can or cannot be put in each of your bins or containers.

Where Does Your Recycling Go?

My Recycling Wales allows you to browse Welsh local authorities and see what happens to your waste across the UK, and even around the world.

Waste & recycling FAQs

Frequently asked questions e.g: Where do I place my bins? / Get rid of hazardous waste, asbestos or clinical waste?

Eat Well and Waste Less

Even after bringing all our shopping home, we end up throwing away the very foods we should be eating the most of - fruit, veg and wholegrain carbs