Black-Lidded Refuse Bin

Black-Lidded Refuse Bin

Information regarding the black-lidded refuse bin.

Your black-lidded bin is for general waste and is collected once every two weeks.Row of black wheelie bins

  • Please place your bins at the edge of the curtilage of your property by 6:30am on your bin collection day
  • All wheeled bins should have the lid shut to ensure the bin is safe for emptying.
  • We won't collect additional waste or recycling left beside your bin.
  • You can find out when your collection day is by checking your bin calendar or via the when is my collection search tool.

Other Bins

You also have:

  • A green-lidded recycling bin – find out more about your recycling bin
  • A glass bag or red-lidded glass bin – find out more more about glass recycling
  • A brown-lidded garden waste bin (if you have subscribed to this service) – find out more about the garden waste collection service.

Assisted Collections

If you are elderly, infirm or registered disabled, we are able to collect your bins/bags from a specified location. Please contact customer services for further information.

Damaged, lost or stolen bins

If your bin has been damaged, lost or stolen then the Council will replace it free of charge. All replacement bins are delivered within 5 working days.

Bins provided can be new or refurbished. They will be serviceable and clean.

If you wish for a serviceable bin to be exchanged for a new one then a charge will be incurred. 

Additional bins

Additional black-lidded bins can be provided where the household meets certain criteria (see table below).  The service is subject to verification by an inspector and a service/delivery charge payable in advance.

Additional Wheeled Containers Sizes and Household Criteria
No. of Residents Children Under 5 Black Bin Size (size - litre) Additional Black Bin (size - litre) Green recycling Bin (size - litre)

1

 N/A

140

No

140

2 - 4

N/A 

240

No

240

5 - 8

No

240

140

240

5 - 8

Yes

240

240

240

9 or more

N/A

240

240

240

New Developments

Under the Environmental Protection Act 1990, the Council charge developers a single payment for the first time provision of bins.

Provision of bins to newly built properties is the responsibility of the developer so if you move into a new build and there is no provision, please contact your developer.

The type of property you live in will determine what size of bin you have. Generally, the following is allocated:

  • Standard domestic residence – 240L bin
  • Multiple occupancy – up to 1100L bin

Prices

Bin Size and Cost
Bin Size Cost (£)

240ltr wheeled bin

60.00 (pair)

1100ltr wheeled bin for residual waste

Price on application

1100ltr wheeled bin for recyclable waste

Price on application

  • All bins will be supplied by Broxtowe Borough Council and remain the property of Broxtowe Borough Council.
  • All payments must be made in advance  prior to containers being delivered.

Contact
Refuse
tel: 0115 917 7777