Household recycling and rubbish collections

Find out what can go in your bins, when your waste collection day is and about bulky and clinical waste collections. Please be aware that your bin needs to be placed at the boundary of your property by 6am on your collection day.

You can find out your bin collection days by entering your postcode.

Our Icon for pdf collection calendar [31.89KB] tells you which weeks we will collect the recycling and rubbish bins.

We also offer weekly collections of most unwanted small electrical items and textiles.

We are unable to empty any recycling bins that have non-recyclable material inside. Please check our Icon for pdf detailed list [202.73KB] of what can't go in your recycling bins to ensure that we can empty your bins. If your bin is marked by our crews as contaminated, you will need to remove any non-recyclable objects before your next recycling collection day.


There are certain items we are unable to accept in blue-lidded recycling bins. Please check below to find out what we can and cannot recycle in Runnymede.
Information on what to put into recycling and rubbish bins
Report missed bin collections
Garden waste collection information
Information on Bulky waste collections
Help with your recycling and rubbish collection if you are unable to put your bins out on collection day.
Changes in weather can sometimes affect your recycling and rubbish collections.
Below is our general guidelines for flats that have a council waste collection, however every flat in Runnymede is different so your collection arrangements will depend on how your building is managed and the layout.
Are you a student in the borough? Make sure you are up to date with how you can dispose and recycle your waste in Runnymede.

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