Recycling and Waste - Additional, Larger or Smaller Bins

    To order a bin or blue bag please email your request, along with your address and postcode, to info@staffordbc.gov.uk or call our Waste Management team on 01785 619402. Deliveries can take up to 10 working days.

    As standard, Stafford Borough Council provides one bin per household for each service you receive - green (general waste), blue (mixed recycling) and brown (garden waste). A blue bag is also provided for the recycling of paper and cardboard mixed together.

    See below further options for larger, smaller and additional bins/bags - please note that only one green bin can be issued per property.

    General Waste - Standard Green Bin

    The standard size green bin for residents in Stafford Borough is 180 litres, replacing the previously issued 240 litre bins. This size bin is provided to all new properties and as a replacement bin for missing and damaged bins.

    The 180 litre bin can also be provided on request if you are finding the existing bin too large for your requirements.

    A replacement 240 litre bin can also be provided for a one-off charge of £40.

    General Waste - Larger Green Bin

    We are able to provide a larger green bin to those properties that have five or more permanent residents at a property. You will be asked to confirm the people residing at the property before the bin is delivered, please note that we reserve the right to investigate the request using data at our disposal.

    The larger bin will replace your existing green bin.

    Recycling - Additional Blue Bag

    Each household has been issued with a blue bag for the collection of paper and cardboard mixed together, this replaces the paper caddy that used to sit in the top of the blue bin.

    If you have occasional extra cardboard you can tear or flatten the cardboard to the size of the blue bag, secure together and leave beside your blue bag for collection.

    If you regularly have extra cardboard you can request an additional blue bag, this is supplied free of charge.
    If you have large cardboard that cannot be broken down you will need to take this to the Household Waste Recycling Centres (tip).

    Recycling - Additional Blue Bin

    If you find that you require an additional blue bin for the recycling of cans, glass and plastic please let us know and we will make the necessary arrangements.

    Garden Waste - Additional Brown Bin

    An additional brown bin can be supplied. There is a charge for the provision of this bin which is currently £18 until the end of December 2020, there are no pro-rata discounts.

    From January 2021 there will be an annual charge to empty all brown bins at a property, not just additional ones. The charge for January-December 2021 will be £36 per brown bin. Information on how to sign up will be sent to all residents in Autumn 2020.

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