Rubbish and recycling
As part of the Council’s review of waste and recycling services we welcome resident views on recycling from home and would appreciate it if you could complete this short survey
Enter your postcode or your street name to find out when your usual scheduled rubbish and recycling collection is.
From 19 January 2015 most households across the city will have a new bin day. Find out more about the changes.
Weston Mill and Chelson Meadow Household Waste Recycling Centres.
Recycle from home, recycle at school, recycling for students and recycling banks.
Rubbish collection, bulky waste/large item collection, rubbish disposal, clinical waste, fly tipping, asbestos, hypodermic needles and dead animals.
Garden waste collection, composting at home, garden waste at recycling centres and schools composting.
Reducing your waste helps to solve the waste problem - by not creating the rubbish in the first place. Get some tips on how to cut down on the amount of rubbish you produce.
If you run a business, you are able to choose who provides your waste collection service and you are directly responsible for ensuring that your waste is disposed of properly.
Plymouth residents who own a private van (weighing less than 3.5 tonnes laden) or a trailer (up to a maximum 3 metres in length) may apply for a permit to dispose of their own personal household waste.
There are several different organisations in the Plymouth area that will take items so they can be reused.
Waste collection frequently asked questions.
Plymouth City Council, Devon County Council and Torbay Council have formed a partnership to deliver a long-term solution to deal with the waste from the south west Devon area that cannot be recycled, re-used or composted.
Waste statistics for the last four years and our Municipal Waste Management Strategy.