Collection Services

The Council currently runs the following services for households in Blaenau Gwent


  • A weekly recycling service collection for cardboard, paper, glass, tin and plastics, textiles, batteries and small electrical items using either the Trolibocs, loose recycling boxes or hessian bags.
  • A weekly food collection service using the food caddy and bin liners that we will provide
  • A weekly nappy and hygiene collection.  Residents must register to receive this service. 

 Find out how to maximise your weekly recycling and what can and cannot be recycled. 

Three Weekly 

  • A three weekly black bin / bag waste collection 

Other Collections 

Green Waste

A green waste collection that runs from April to October each year.  Residents must register on a yearly basis to receive this service. 

Household Items 

If you have household items that are too big for your bin, such as an old fridge, television, a mattress or a chair; we can collect it. See our Bulky Household Collections page.

Recycle Ink Jet Cartridges and Toner Cartridges

If you are interested in disposing of your old Ink and Toner Cartridges in a green and friendly manner, please see below:

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Contact Information

Name of Team: Waste & Recycling

Contact us via My Council Services

Telephone Number: 01495 311556

Email Address: