Recycling and Waste

    Your bin service - Coronavirus updates

    Changes to the recycling collections, using the new blue bags, starts from Monday 30 March 2020.  Unfortunately, due to coronavirus, we have not been able to update our standard webpages yet.  Please see our blue bag and blue bin collections webpage showing what recycling goes in the blue bag and what goes in the blue bin.  Apologies if some of the other pages below are not up to date – we will update them as soon as we can.

    Would you like to know what happens to the contents of your bins once they have been collected? Then please take a look at our Where Does it Go page, which shows the destinations of the recycling and waste collected in Stafford Borough.

    You can check your collection dates online

    Your wheeled bins must be ready by 7am on collection day and placed at your nearest collection point at the boundary of your property. Please ensure your bin is clearly visible for the collection crew and not causing inconvenience to others. 

    The Council provides one bin per household for each service you receive. Please see below for further information.  


    You can turn some of your waste into compost at home by using a compost bin.

    For more information on buying a composter and how to start composting please visit the Council's partnership website or call the helpline on 08445 714444.

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