Refuse and Recycling Guide

Please help us to help you to avoid incurring a hefty fine by ensuring that you dispose of your refuse in the correct manner. The following guide shows which bins should be used and the collection days for your area.

Black bin

Type

  • General household waste

Collection

Every other Tuesday

Green bin

Type

  • Paper, cardboard and plastics
  • Waste blubber

Collection

Occasional Mondays

Purple bin

Type

  • Body parts
  • Organic fluids
  • Waste waists

Collection

First Tuesday in Lent

Blue bin

Type

  • Daydreams, strange thoughts and abstract concepts

Collection

January-April

Yellow bin

Type

  • Viscous non-volatile liquids
  • Smells (various)

Collection

Late summer

Gold bin

Type

  • Household pets

Collection

Wednesday afternoon at 2.30pm

Light blue bin

Type

  • Illegal electrical items
  • Incriminating evidence

Collection

When we feel like it

Orange bin

Type

  • VHS editions of Apocalypse Now
  • Paperback copies of Jaws by Peter Benchley
  • Old Monopoly sets with half the property cards missing
  • Signed copies of Push by Bros

Collection

When you're not expecting it

PLEASE NOTE:
The following items CANNOT be collected as part of your household waste.

Nuclear symbol

Nuclear waste

Nuclear symbol

Machine parts

Nuclear symbol

Amphibians

Nuclear symbol

Spare physicists

Nuclear symbol

The A42 between Loughborough and Ashby-de-la-Zouch

Nuclear symbol

Custard

 

IMPORTANT

All bins left out for collection will be recycled.

If you do not want your bin to be recycled please either place a note on it saying 'Please do not recycle my bin', or place your recycling loose on the road outside your property.

Notes pinned to bins will not be recycled.

Please make sure any smells are securely secured within the secure containers provided.

Gravy bins will be emptied when we feel like it. Please apply to the town bailiff if you would like your treacle tank siphoned. Do not, under any circumstances, bring out your dead.

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