We collect rubbish and recycling from households in County Durham on alternate weeks. One week we empty your rubbish bin and the following week we empty your recycling bin.
You can find out your collection day by clicking on the My Durham tab at the top of this page, enter your house name or number and your postcode.
Find more information on garden waste collections.
Your rubbish bin or recycling bin and box must be placed out on the kerbside by 7.00am on the day of collection.
If, after recycling as much as you can, you still have extra waste, you can take this to one of our Household Waste Recycling Centres.
Find out if you qualify for help to put your bin out.
There are generally no changes to your bin collections during bank holiday weeks. Please place your refuse, recycling and garden waste bins (if subscribed to the scheme) out as normal during bank holiday periods, unless otherwise directed.
Our My bin hasn't been emptied page provides information on why your bin hasn't been emptied and how to report a missed collection.
Your household should have:
Find out more about what goes in which bin?.