Household waste and recycling

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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!

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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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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.