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Name
local-authority-code
Country
Link to council website containing info (if relevant)
Household waste (non-recyclable) bin colour
Notes/Comments?
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Aberdeen CityScotland
http://www.aberdeencity.gov.uk/waste/waste_recycling/waste_household_black_bin.asp
Black
3
AberdeenshireScotland
http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/waste/household-refuse-and-recycling-collections/your-collection-services-explained/
Black/Grey
4
Adur District CouncilADUEngland
https://www.adur-worthing.gov.uk/refuse/
Dark Grey
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Allerdale District CouncilALLEngland
http://www.allerdale.gov.uk/environment-and-waste/recycling-rubbish-and-waste.aspx
Black
6
Amber Valley Borough CouncilAMBEngland
http://www.ambervalley.gov.uk/environment-and-planning/recycling,-rubbish-and-waste/household-refuse-and-recycling-collections.aspx
Green
7
AngusScotland
http://www.angus.gov.uk/info/20026/household_waste_and_recycling/170/what_goes_in_your_bins/4
Purple
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Antrim and NewtownabbeyNorthern Ireland
http://www.antrimandnewtownabbey.gov.uk/getmedia/6f129988-3686-4ae0-8dc4-3d7602e783f2/Antrim-What-goes-into-what-bin.pdf
Black
9
Ards and North DownNorthern Ireland
http://www.ardsandnorthdown.gov.uk/resident/bins-and-recycling/which-bin-should-i-use#grey
Grey
10
Argyll and ButeScotland
https://www.argyll-bute.gov.uk/bins
Green
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Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon
Northern Ireland
http://www.armaghbanbridgecraigavon.gov.uk/armagh/recycling/grey-bin
Grey
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Arun District CouncilARUEngland
http://www.arun.gov.uk/collection-day-search-information
Not provided
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Ashfield District CouncilASHEngland
http://www.ashfield-dc.gov.uk/residents/waste-and-environment/waste-services/general-waste.aspx
Red lid
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Ashford Borough CouncilASFEngland
file:///Users/Michelle/Downloads/Deatiled_Recycling_Guide_Spring_16_update.pdf
Grey
15
Aylesbury Vale District CouncilAYLEngland
https://www.aylesburyvaledc.gov.uk/what-goes-my-rubbish-bin
Green
16
Babergh District CouncilBABEngland
http://bdc.onesuffolk.net/assets/Uploads-BDC/Environment/Waste-Delivery/BDC-Calendar-2015-2016.pdf
Grey
17
Barking and DagenhamBDGEngland
https://www.lbbd.gov.uk/residents/bins-recycling/what-goes-in-your-bins/grey-bins/?loggedin=true
Grey
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BarnetBNEEngland
https://www.barnet.gov.uk/citizen-home/rubbish-waste-and-recycling/household-recycling-and-waste/household-waste-and-recycling-bin-collections/black-bin.html
Black
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Barnsley Borough CouncilBNSEngland
https://www.barnsley.gov.uk/services/bins-rubbish-and-recycling/what-goes-in-your-bin/
Grey
Brown: Glass/Plastic/Metal; Green: Garden waste; Blue: Card; White sack: Paper
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Barrow-in-Furness Borough Council
BAREngland
http://www.nwemail.co.uk/news/barrow/EASTER-INFO-Barrow-bin-collections-openingclosing-times-for-services-and-attractions-a0a7c437-9704-4f81-b4fe-b7e463d43941-ds
Black
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Basildon Borough CouncilBAIEngland
http://www.basildon.gov.uk/Black-Sack---Household-Waste-Collections
Not provided
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Basingstoke & Deane Borough Council
BANEngland
https://www.basingstoke.gov.uk/waste
Black/Grey
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Bassetlaw District CouncilBAEEngland
https://www.bassetlaw.gov.uk/everything-else/environment-services/waste-recycling/purchase-of-new-wheeled-bins.aspx
Green
24
Bath and North East Somerset Council
BASEngland
http://www.bathnes.gov.uk/services/bins-rubbish-and-recycling/waste-strategy-statistics-and-health-safety/zero-waste/recycling
Black
25
Bedford Borough CouncilBDFEngland
http://www.bedford.gov.uk/environment_and_planning/rubbish,_recycling_and_waste/what_goes_in_my_bin.aspx#Black
Black
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Fermanagh and OmaghNorthern Ireland
http://www.fermanaghomagh.com/residential-services/environment-and-waste/what-goes-in-my-bin/
Green or black
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BexleyBEXEngland
http://www.bexley.gov.uk/article/11162/Waste-and-recycling-for-houses
Green
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Birmingham City CouncilBIREngland
https://www.birmingham.gov.uk/info/20009/waste_and_recycling/105/what_goes_in_my_bins
Grey lid
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Blaby District CouncilBLAEngland
http://www.blaby.gov.uk/resident/bins-and-recycling/refuse-bins/
Black lid
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Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council
BBDEngland
http://www.blackburn.gov.uk/pages/bins.aspx
Burgendy
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Blackpool CouncilOYSTON OUTEngland
https://www.blackpool.gov.uk/Residents/Waste-and-recycling/Bin-collections/What-goes-in-my-bin/Grey-lid-bin.aspx
Grey lid
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Blaenau GwentWales
https://www.blaenau-gwent.gov.uk/fileadmin/documents/Resident/Waste_and_Recycling/Recycling_info_en.pdf
Black
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Bolsover District CouncilBOSEngland
http://www.bolsover.gov.uk/environment-waste/allotments/51-environment-waste/waste-recycling/197-black-bins
Black
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Bolton Borough CouncilBOLEngland
http://www.bolton.gov.uk/website/pages/Binsandrecycling.aspx
Grey
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Boston Borough CouncilBOTEngland
http://www.boston.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=3765
Green
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Bournemouth Borough CouncilBMHEnglandLight Blue / Black
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Bracknell Forest Borough Council
BRCEngland
http://www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/householdwastedomesticbins
Green
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Bradford Metropolitan District Council
BRDEngland
https://www.bradford.gov.uk/recycling-and-waste/what-goes-in-my-recycling-and-waste-bins-and-bags/what-goes-in-my-recycling-and-waste-bins-and-bags/
Green
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Braintree District CouncilBRAEngland
https://www.braintree.gov.uk/info/200198/recycling_information_and_advice/151/grey_wheeled_bin
Grey
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Breckland District CouncilBREEngland
http://breckland.gov.uk/Recycle-Right
Green
Black: recycling, Brown: garden waste
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BrentBENEngland
https://www.brent.gov.uk/services-for-residents/recycling-and-waste/household-recycling/from-a-house-or-converted-flat/general-waste-bin/
Grey
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Brentwood Borough CouncilBRWEngland
http://www.brentwood.gov.uk/index.php?cid=338
Not provided
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BridgendWales
http://www.bridgend.gov.uk/services/recycling-and-waste/recycling/refuse-collections.aspx
Not provided
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Brighton and Hove City CouncilBNHEngland
http://www.brighton-hove.gov.uk/content/environment/recycling-rubbish-and-street-cleaning-0
Green
with grey for recycling.
(Because Brighton is wierd)
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Bristol City CouncilBSTEngland
https://www.bristol.gov.uk/bins-recycling/bins-and-recycling-collection-dates
Black
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Broadland District CouncilBROEngland
https://www.broadland.gov.uk/info/200124/bins_recycling_and_waste/218/what_can_you_put_in_your_bin
Green
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BromleyBRYEngland
http://www.bromley.gov.uk/info/524/household_waste_and_recycling/73/household_waste_and_recycling_collections/5
Not provided
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Bromley Borough CouncilBRYEngland
http://www.bromley.gov.uk/info/524/household_waste_and_recycling
Metal Paladin (flats), green lid
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Bromsgrove District CouncilBRMEngland
http://www.bromsgrove.gov.uk/my-place/bins-and-recycling/what-can-i-put-in-my-bin/black-rubbish-bin.aspx
Black
50
Broxbourne Borough CouncilBRXEngland
https://www.broxbourne.gov.uk/resident-recycling-and-waste/waste-collection-service
Black
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Broxtowe Borough CouncilBRTEngland
http://broxtowe.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=15053
Black lid
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Burnley Borough CouncilBUNEngland
http://www.burnley.gov.uk/sites/default/files/Burnley_CollectionGuide2015-16_NormalPage1_a5flyer.26.08.15.pdf
Maroon
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Bury Borough CouncilBUREngland
http://www.bury.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=10822
Grey
54
CaerphillyWales
http://www.caerphilly.gov.uk/Services/Household-waste-and-recycling/What-goes-in-my-bins/Green-or-black-bin
Green or black
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Calderdale Borough CouncilCLDEnglandGrey or black
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Cambridge City CouncilCABEngland
https://www.cambridge.gov.uk/content/what-happens-your-rubbish-and-recycling
Black
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CamdenCMDEngland
https://www.camden.gov.uk/ccm/content/environment/waste-and-recycling/disposing-of-non-recyclable-waste/household-waste-collection/
Not provided
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Cannock Chase District CouncilCANEngland
https://www.cannockchasedc.gov.uk/residents/recycling-waste/which-items-go-which-bin
Green
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Canterbury City CouncilCATEngland
https://www.canterbury.gov.uk/bins-recycling/what-goes-in-my-bins/
Black
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CardiffWales
https://www.cardiff.gov.uk/ENG/resident/Rubbish-and-recycling/What-goes-in-my-different-bins/General%20rubbish-black-bags-and-black-wheelie-bins/Pages/General-rubbish-black-bags-and-black-wheelie-bins.aspx
Black
61
Carlisle City CouncilCAREngland
http://www.carlisle.gov.uk/residents/bins-and-recycling/which-bin-do-i-use
Grey
62
CarmarthenshireWales
http://www.carmarthenshire.gov.wales/media/1564522/web_recycling_booklet_en.pdf
Not provided
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Castle Point District CouncilCASEngland
https://www.castlepoint.gov.uk/nonrecyclable
Not provided
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Mid and East AntrimNorthern Ireland
http://www.midandeastantrim.gov.uk/community/waste-recycling/bins/black-bins
Black
65
Central Bedfordshire CouncilCBFEngland
http://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/Images/general-waste-materials-map-2_tcm3-6934.pdf
Grey
66
CeredigionWales
https://www.ceredigion.gov.uk/English/Resident/Bins-Recycling/What-Goes-In-My-Bags-Caddy-Bins/Pages/default.aspx#Residual
Not provided
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Charnwood Borough CouncilCHAEngland
http://www.charnwood.gov.uk/pages/household_waste_domestic_bins
Black
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Chelmsford City CouncilCHLEngland
http://www.chelmsford.gov.uk/residual-waste-collections
Black
69
Cheltenham Borough CouncilCHTEngland
https://www.cheltenham.gov.uk/info/5/bins_and_recycling/920/household_refuse_collection
Green
70
Cherwell District CouncilCHREngland
http://www.cherwell.gov.uk/index.cfm?articleid=1762
Green
71
Cheshire East CouncilCHEEngland
http://www.cheshireeast.gov.uk/waste_and_recycling/bin_collections/black_waste_bin.aspx
Black
72
Cheshire West and Chester Council
CHWEngland
http://www.recyclefirst.info/what-we-collect.php
Black
73
Chesterfield Borough CouncilCHSEngland
https://www.chesterfield.gov.uk/bins-and-recycling/black-blue-and-green-household-bins.aspx
Black/Grey
74
Chichester District CouncilCHIEngland
http://www.chichester.gov.uk/domesticbins#Blackwheeled
Black
75
Chiltern District CouncilCHNEngland
http://www.chiltern.gov.uk/householdrubbish
Black
76
Chorley Borough CouncilCHOEngland
http://chorley.gov.uk/Pages/AtoZ/Waste-and-recycling.aspx
Green
77
Christchurch Borough CouncilCHCEngland
https://www.dorsetforyou.gov.uk/which-bin
Black
78
City of EdinburghScotland
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/info/20001/bins_and_recycling/412/find_out_what_goes_in_each_bin
Grey
79
City of LondonLNDEnglandNot provided
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City of York CouncilYOREnglandBlack
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ClackmannanshireScotland
http://www.clacksweb.org.uk/environment/threeweeklygreenbin/
Green
82
Colchester Borough CouncilCOLEngland
http://www.colchester.gov.uk/pickuprecyclingcontainers
Not provided
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ConwyWalesBlack
84
Copeland Borough CouncilCOPEngland
http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/four-mile-round-trip-for-bin-1588265
Black
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Corby Borough CouncilCOREngland
http://www.corby.gov.uk/recycling
Black
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Cornwall CouncilCONEngland
https://www.cornwall.gov.uk/media/3624434/web-fact-sheet-Wheelie-bins.pdf
Not provided
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Cotswold District CouncilCOTEngland
http://www.cotswold.gov.uk/residents/bins-and-recycling/refuse/
Grey
88
Coventry City CouncilCOVEngland
http://www.coventry.gov.uk/ourbins
Green
89
Craven District CouncilCRAEngland
http://www.cravendc.gov.uk/article/634/Household-waste---green-domestic-bins
Green
90
Crawley Borough CouncilCRWEngland
http://www.crawley.gov.uk/pw/Waste_and_Recycling/WhatWeCollect/Rubbish/HouseholdRubbishCollections/index.htm
Green base, black lid
91
CroydonCRYEngland
http://maps.croydon.gov.uk/aya/pages/aya/aya.html?tab=home&task=bins&utm_source=interaction&utm_medium=find-it&utm_campaign=waste-recycling-collection-dates
Grey
92
Dacorum Borough CouncilDACEngland
http://www.dacorum.gov.uk/home/environment-street-care/recycling-refuse-waste/household-waste-recycling/grey-wheeled-bin
Grey
93
Darlington Borough CouncilDALEngland
http://www.darlington.gov.uk/environment-and-planning/street-scene/refuse-and-recycling-faq/#binsandboxes
Black
94
Dartford Borough CouncilDAREngland
http://www.dartford.gov.uk/by-category/environment-and-planning2/refuse-and-recycling-homepage/other-waste
Green
95
Daventry District CouncilDAVEngland
https://www.daventrydc.gov.uk/living/waste-and-recycling/what-can-i-recycle/
Black
96
DenbighshireWales
https://www.denbighshire.gov.uk/en/resident/bins-and-recycling/what-goes-in-my-bins.aspx
Grey
97
Derby City CouncilDBYEngland
http://www.derby.gov.uk/media/derbycitycouncil/contentassets/documents/brochuresandleaflets/Black_Bin.pdf
Black
98
Derbyshire Dales District Council
DEBEngland
http://www.derbyshiredales.gov.uk/environment-and-waste/bins-recycling/my-general-waste/bin-grey-general-household
Grey
99
Mid UlsterNorthern Ireland
http://www.midulstercouncil.org/Services/Bins-Recycling/Buying-a-bin
Black
100
Doncaster Borough CouncilDNCEngland
http://doncaster.gov.uk/services/bins-recycling-waste/which-bin-box-or-bag
Black
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