Request or remove bins or recycling boxes

Request bins or recycling boxes

You can request

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

if yours are missing or damaged.

If you need bins for a newly built property, you should contact your builder.

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.

Request bins or recycling boxes

You can no longer order covers for the blue boxes.

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

How we deliver your bin or recycling box

We aim to deliver your bin or box within 10 working days after you submit your request. However, it might take longer at busy times. We ask that you are patient while we try to deliver your request as soon as we can. We apologise for any inconvenience this might cause. Please 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. If we are replacing a damaged box or bin, please leave this out for collection, and we will collect this when the new one is delivered. 

Request the removal of a bin or recycling box

Request the removal of a bin or recycling boxes