Request bins or recycling boxes

You can order

  • red and blue recycling boxes
  • food waste bins
  • green or grey wheelie bins.

You can only request a bin or recycling box if yours are damaged or missing.

Delivering your bin or recycling box

We aim to deliver your bin or box within 10 working days after you submit your request.

We're currently out of stock of the following bins

  • grey household waste bins
  • large size green mixed recycling bins

We apologise for any inconvenience and will deliver your bin as quickly as we can. Don't resubmit your request as it might cause additional delays.

We'll leave your bin or box at the front of your property or, where possible, in your front garden.

How to request a new bin or recycling box

You no longer have to use your mygovscot myaccountHowever, if you choose not to log in, you won't see the history of your requests on your mygovscot myaccount.

You can no longer order covers for the blue boxes.

You can buy compostable liners for your food waste caddy at many supermarkets.

Find out what goes in each bin.

Request bins or recycling boxes