For Residents

Rubbish Collections and Recycling

Next week's bin collection is on Wednesday, 22 Sep 2021

black bin brown bin green bin

COVID-19 Update:

Green garden and food recycling bins and caddies will resume collection on a 2 weekly basis commencing 20 May.
Food and garden recycling waste will only be collected if it is in the bins. Please keep any excess waste until your next collection. Food waste can be put in your grey/black general waste bin if necessary.

After being closed temporarily, tips in Greater Manchester are opening on a restricted basis. Please check the council website for further details.


Chorltonville rubbish is collected by Manchester City Council under its Kerb-It recycling policy. The Council web site has full details of the bin collection days, and advice on what rubbish goes where.

Bin colour Collected: Category
black bin
Fortnightly (week 1) Normal household rubbish
blue bin
Fortnightly (week 2) Paper, cardboard, liquid food and drink cartons, newspapers, magazines, junk mail, catalogues, envelopes, directories and Yellow Pages. Flatten large cardboard boxes and place next to the bin.
brown bin
Fortnightly (week 1) Plastic bottles, drink and food cans & aerosols, foil and foil trays, all glass bottles and jars. If it's bottle-shaped and made of plastic, you can recycle it. Rinse and squash to save space. No plastic bags, plastic film, yoghurt pots or food trays.
green bin
Weekly March to October, Fortnightly (week 1) other times Organic & garden waste. [see COVID update for current changes to this]