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Get involved in the Great Bristol Spring Clean!

This year we want to make our award-winning litter picking blooming marvellous! From 28 May – 27 June we’re encouraging everyone to get involved in keeping Bristol clean.

Getting involved couldn’t be easier; we’ll supply all the kit needed for a fun and safe event.

Stick to your bubble or invite friends and family along – grab a litter picking kit and let’s get spring cleaning!

What are you waiting for?

Get it sorted!

Find out what you can recycle in Bristol and what goes where with our short video.

Bristol waste recycling crew unloading food waste into a recycling truck

Download your calendar

As usual, there will be some changes to the dates of refuse and recycling over the festive period. Download your 2020 – 2021 calendar to ensure you don’t miss a collection.

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A Bristol Waste recycling collector picking up green recycling boxes from the kerbside

What goes where?

Read our handy guide for more information about what goes where with your recycling. You can even download it and stick it to your fridge so you’ll never be confused again.

Recycling guides
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Your bins and recycling

Find out when your waste and recycling is collected, how to recycle, what needs to go in your wheelie bin and when the recycling centres are open.

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Got a question?

Ask our community engagement team

Our community engagement team are a fountain of waste and recycling knowledge and they love answering questions from the residents of Bristol. They can help with your queries, offer advice and help with waste issues within your community.

Clearing your house or garden?

Get a large 1,100 litre bin

Have home and garden projects created excess waste that you’re struggling to get rid of? Bristol Waste Commercial can offer a low-cost waste service for households. Hire a large bin for just £45 and it will be dropped off on your driveway or property and collected when it is full.