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Waste and Recycling

See our Municipal Waste Strategy for information about our sustainable waste management practices.

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Check your waste collection day

Use our useful checker to see which of your bins will be emptied on what days.

Report a missed bin

If we miss one of your bin collections, please let us know as soon as you can.

Report a spilled bin

If we spill or drop rubbish from your bins, please let us know as soon as you can.

Report an abandoned bin

If you see an abandoned wheelie bin let us know and we'll make arrangements to collect it.

Report discarded needles or syringes

Find out what to do if you find discarded needles and syringes.

Request collection of large items

Find out how you can dispose of waste items too large for normal collections.

Request a new waste collection

If you're moving into a new or empty property you can ask us to start collecting your waste regularly.

Request an assisted collection

If you can't move your bins to the kerbside for collection, we may be able to move them for you.

Recycling in Barnsley

Find out what you can do to help the environment and how we can work together to manage your waste.

Grey bin waste collections

Your grey bins are emptied on a different week to your recycling bins and are for general household waste only.

Clinical waste collections

If you live in Barnsley and need to safely dispose of items like incontinence pads and dialysis waste from your home we can help.

Hazardous waste disposal

Find out how and where to dispose of waste that won't go in your household bins.

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