Silver bin recycling collections

Silver bins The silver wheeled bin is for recyclable items. If you are unsure about what items can go in your silver bin, check Nottinghamshire County Council’s BIN SMART pages or print off the Bin Smart reminder (PDF File, 322kb) on this page and stick it on your fridge for a handy reference.

Glass cannot be placed in your silver bin but you can take it to one of our bottle bank sites. Find your nearest site Bottle banks and recycling sites (PDF File, 269kb)

Use our online calendar to check when your bin will be collected. Please take care not to contaminate your bin. If just one wheeled bin contains the wrong thing, the whole load collected on that round could be rejected and sent to landfill.

Around half of your waste should be eligible to go in the silver bin.If you have any cardboard packaging that’s too large for your silver bin, leave it securely at the side of your silver bin and we will pick it up with your normal collection. 

Useful guidelines

  • Present your bin by 6am to ensure it is emptied
  • Ensure the bin is safely accessible from the edge of your property and does not cause an obstruction
  • Take your bin back in promptly
  • If needed we can help you move your bin. Contact us to arrange assistance
  • If we miss your collection, contact us as soon as possible.
  • Mark your bin with your name and address.
  • If you live in a household of 6 or more you may be entitled to a larger bin. Contact us for more information

My bin has gone missing - what should I do?

If you need a replacement bin contact the council’s customer services team. The council can make a discretionary charge for missing or damaged bins.


Garden waste collections

Our partners at Mansfield District Council and Rushcliffe Borough Council provide garden waste collections within the district. We are also seeking interest from residents in Newark and Balderton for a new service.

Contact us

Waste management
Newark and Sherwood District Council
Brunel Drive
NG24 2EG.

01636 650000

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