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Waste and Recycling
Bin Collection Update (Monday 20 September)
Residual and recycling collected as normal.
The residual collection from five streets in Stapleford (Moorbridge Lane, Egerton Drive, Hartwood Drive and Pasture Road and The Crescent) were missed today. These will be collected tomorrow (Tuesday 21 September).
Garden waste rounds collections as normal.
The 200 bins in Beeston/Bramcote (Rivergreen area) missed on Friday (17 September) were collected today.
Glass collection round as normal.
Recycling in Broxtowe
Recycling is collected from your kerbside and processed by the Materials Recovery Facility in Mansfield (Opens in New Window).
Materials are processed by product type, rather than codes.
It is important to put the correct items in the recycling bin. A good guide to what goes in your recycle bin can be found on your recycling bin sticker. Anything that is not listed on the sticker should be considered waste. This will help reduce contamination. Please see our recycling page for more information on what you can recycle (Opens in a New Window).
The national target of recycling is 50% and we are working hard together with Veolia to achieve this by reducing contamination in recycling. Did you know that 11% (based on random sample in 2019) of the items placed in recycling bins in 2019 don't belong there? Contamination means the contents of the recycling bin must all go to waste. The biggest contaminates we see are pizza boxes with grease or food traces, nappies, Tetra packs, glass, shredded paper and textiles. Please don't put these items in recycling bins as they cannot currently be recycled.
Not sure what goes in what bin?
If you're not sure what goes in what bin, you can use our A-Z of Waste and Recycling search (Opens in a New Window) to check.
Not sure when your next collection is?
Use our When Is My Collection Form (Opens in a New Window) to see when your next bin collection is.
You can also text 60075 to check which collection is due that week. Start the message with 'BROX NEXT' including your postcode and house number - i.e. 'BROX NEXT NG9 1AB 32', you will be sent a message back with details of your next scheduled collection.
'Each message sent is charged at the user's standard network rate although some inclusive network plans exclude messages to short codes and therefore prices may vary.'
How do I report a missed bin collection?
The easiest way to report a missed bin is online using our report a missed bin online form (Opens in a New Window).