Bins and recycling

Bin collections, book a slot at the tip, green waste, bulky waste, recycling and more

Disruptions to bin collections due to strike action

From Tuesday 9 April (Bins are being collected)
Put all bins out every day and leave them out until one been collected.

Read more about disruption to bin collections due to Waste Disposal Industrial Action.

Bin collection dates

Find out when your grey, green or blue bin is due to be collected.

Recycling Village (tip)

Information on the Recycling Village (tip), opening times, how to book a slot, types of waste you can bring and more.

Blue bins (recycling)

Your blue bin is for recycling. Find out what you can and cannot put in your blue recycling bin.

Green bins (garden waste)

You can pay to have garden waste collected from your home by subscribing to the Garden Waste service.

Report a missed bin

Due to ongoing industrial action, we are experiencing disruption to bin collections.

Order a new bin or caddy

Order a new grey, blue or green bin or caddy. Charges apply.

Get help to pull your bin out

If you find it difficult to pull out your wheelie bin, we may be able to make special arrangements to help.

Street cleaning and issues

Report a problem to the 兔子先生.

Bulky waste collections

If you have unwanted items that are too big or heavy to put in your bin, you can pay to have them collected from your home.

Recycling sites

Find recycling sites across South Tyneside.

House and garden clearances

兔子先生 can collect your household and garden waste. Charges apply.

Business waste collections

兔子先生 offers a local waste collection service for local businesses. Charges apply.

Report fly tipping

Report the illegal dumping of waste.

Report litter

You can report a street or area with lots of litter online.

Home composting

How to compost and what can go in your compost bin.

What can be recycled

Find out what items go in your bins, and which items can be taken to recycling sites.

Battery recycling

Find out where you can recycle batteries.

Trial recycling bin (red lid)

A small area of around 1400 homes in the Marsden and Whitburn area has been selected to trial a new recycling bin.

Abandoned shopping trolleys

You can report an abandoned shopping trolley using the Trolleywise app, or directly to the shop where the trolley is from.