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Bins and Recycling

Check your Collection Day

Find out your bin collection day.

Separate card and glass from 5th April 2021

Frequently asked questions – separate card and glass

Keeping up with the Joneses

If you're not recycling then being the odd one out could cost you £100.

How to Recycle Correctly

Help us recycle by putting the right material in the right container or bin.

How to order recycling, food, and garden waste containers

Request a Replacement Wheeled Bin, Recycling Container or Sack.

Recycling Centres

Find your nearest Recycling Centre.

Request a Bulky Item Collection

Collection service for items you are unable to recycle or dispose of in your wheeled bin.

Request a Clinical Waste Collection

The Council will collect certain clinical waste from residents of Merthyr Tydfil.

Apply for Assisted Collection

Find out about assisted collections and how to apply.

Apply for a Larger Capacity Bin

Find out how to request a larger capacity bin.

Report a Missed Bin or Recycling Collection

If your bin has not been collected then let us know.

Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment


Don’t throw your broken items away, get them repaired!

End of Plastic bag and wrapping recycling trial

The 12-week trial to recycle plastic bags and wrapping ends on Friday 30th July 2021

Kerbside household battery collections

You can now recycle used household batteries at the kerbside as part of your weekly recycling scheme in small purple battery recycling bags provided by the Council.