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Recycling and rubbish

We will NOT be collecting garden waste between 4 December 2023 and 26 January 2024. You can take any garden waste produced during this period to your local recycling centre or store / compost it at home until collections restart.

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Recycling centres

Find out all you need to know about our recycling centres including what can be recycled, centre rules, vehicles permitted, permits and locations.

Search recycling and rubbish collections

Use this search to help you find out when all your recycling and rubbish collections will be.

Kerbside collections

Information about what can be collected at the kerbside, assisted collections and missed bin collections.

Christmas recycling

How to recycle your Christmas waste.

Need more recycling bags?

We want to make it as easy to recycle as possible. To help make sure you always have enough bags and bins these are available from from a number of places.

Bulky waste

We offer a kerbside collection for large household items such as beds, carpets, fridges, freezers and wardrobes.

Tip Treasures - reuse shop

Repair, reuse, borrow, buy.

Bins, litter and flytipping

Take part in a volunteer litter pick or report issues relating to rubbish and litter so that we can help keep Swansea tidy.

Other places to recycle

There are other places where you can recycle your waste in Swansea.

Get broken items repaired

Don't throw your broken items away, get them repaired.

Request / report a recycling or rubbish service

You can report and request a number of recycling and rubbish services online.

Reusable nappies

Reusable nappies reduce the amount of black bags you need and save you money. Plus we will give you up to £100 towards the cost of buying reusable nappies.

Student recycling + rubbish

If you are living off campus in a flat or house there are recycling and rubbish collections to help you dispose of your waste.

Recycling collections for flats

All the kerbside recycling services are available to all residents in flats across Swansea.

Recycling + rubbish FAQs

Find out answers to the most common questions we get asked about recycling, bins, litter and flytipping.

Holiday recycling + rubbish collections

Christmas and New Year collections will change and these dates will be published when confirmed.
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