Household waste and recycling


Bristol bins and recycling

If you live in Bristol and want to 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, you are in the right place!

Bristol Waste crew in front of recycling truck

More information for households

Are you new to Bristol? Are you a landlord wanting to help your tenants? Find out more about how bins and recycling works in Bristol. Check out our frequently asked questions and more.

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Recycling guides

Find out what goes where in Bristol’s kerbside recycling system. We explain what goes where and what happens to the recycling once it has been collected.

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Students! Moving out?

Are you a student moving out of your accommodation? Do you want to know what to do with your waste and recycling? Find out more on our dedicated student page, discover what goes where, how to donate items and how to hire a really big bin.

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Bristol Waste's community engagement team

Our community engagement team run projects, deliver talks, and work with schools and community groups across the city to help Bristol waste nothing.