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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.

Please be aware we are experiencing some disruption to our waste collection service. If your waste has not been collected, please do not report this until the following day. Leave your bin out and we will collect it as soon as we can.

Household Recycling Centres

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

Garden Waste

Information about how to pay for the garden waste collection service, 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 (including domestic fridges and freezers).

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.

Household 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 and how to apply.

Household Recycling Centres - Tyres, Mattress and Asbestos Booking Information

Tyres, mattress and asbestos booking information for Flintshire County Council Household Recycling Centres

Nappy & Absorbent Hygiene Products Collection

For households with one or more children in nappies, having enough room in the black bin can be challenging.

Learning Resources

Find out more about learning resources available for schools.

Kerbside Collections

More information about what waste is collected from the kerbside.


More information about recycling.

Check your bin day

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

Landlords Waste Information

Information regarding the waste and recycling collection responsibilities of landlords and letting agents

Assistance with Waste Collections

Our service is designed for anyone who is physically unable to move the wheelie bin to the kerbside for us to collect. We can arrange for an assisted collection on a temporary basis, or on a long-term basis depending on your circumstances.

What can and cannot be recycled

What can and cannot be recycled

No to the bin, yes to reuse!

Try the following and see what a difference you can make

Excess Waste Enforcement

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

Waste and Recycling Calendars

Find and download a PDF of your bin calendar, or view accessible versions of them here

What happens to your recycling?

Have you ever wondered what happens to your recycling once it's left your kerbside or you've dropped it off at the Household Recycling Centre?

Where we are now and why we need to do more

To meet Welsh Government's Statutory Recycling Targets we have moved from a weekly, back-door collection service to a modern, highly controlled service that focusses on reuse and recycling.

What To Put In Your Bin

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

Waste & recycling FAQs

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

Duty of Care for Waste Disposal

Flintshire County Council is warning residents to be vigilant when taking up offers from individuals posing as legitimate waste disposal businesses during the coronavirus outbreak

Real Nappy Scheme

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

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