South Derbyshire District Council provides a successful recycling, composting and refuse collection service for all households.
Last year we recycled over 49% of household waste and we can do lots more with your help.
Each household has three bins which should be put out before 6am on collection day.
If you make full use of your recycling and composting service you will find there is very little waste left in your black bin. All materials put into the black bin go to the landfill tip for disposal so please recycle and compost as much as you can.
We empty the green and brown bins together before emptying the black bin the week after as part of our collection service.
If you need help to put out your bins please request an assisted collection service.
Please be aware that we cannot recycle plastic sweet tubs (Celebrations, Heroes, Roses) due to the material used, therefore these should not be placed in your green bin.
We are also unable to accept wrapping paper and Christmas cards because of the contamination caused by sticky tape, glitter, glue and so on.
Sorry we cannot take:
Non-recyclable refuse including: