You can find more information in the 'What can I put in my bins?' pdf leaflet, including the 'Recycling Top 20'.
Still not sure if the item can go in your green recycling bin? Check Recycle Now (this link will take you to a website external to Walsall Council)
If there are non-recyclable items in your green bin we will be unable to empty it. Any green bins that contain incorrect items will have a yellow tag placed on the handles and will not be emptied until the contamination is removed. The bin will be emptied on your next scheduled collection.
Confidential or personal informational
Make sure you dispose of confidential or personal information such as bills or bank statements appropriately. Your rubbish and recycling bins are not secure; be vigilant about identity theft.
Brown garden waste bin
Change to the end date for Garden Waste (brown bin) Collections
We have extended garden waste (brown bin) collections this year. Each household will receive one additional collection, with the service ending for 2020 on Friday 11 December.
Check your last brown bin collection date
What should be in your garden waste bin
- flowers and plants
- grass cuttings
- hedge clippings
- tree clippings
Garden waste should be loose inside your brown bin. It should not include pots, bags, containers or kitchen and food waste.
Other ways you can manage your garden waste
- Home composting - for advice and offers on compost bins visit getcomposting.com
- Recycle garden - recycle now (this link will take you to a website external to Walsall Council)