Waste and Recycling

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The collection day for Rhiwbina is Friday.

Please note that bins, bags, food caddies and recycling bags are to be placed out kerbside no earlier than 4.30pm on the day before collection and no later than 6.00am on the day of collection.

Cardiff Council Green recycling bags are free and can be collected from the Post Office on Heol Llanishen Fach, The Deri Store and Rhiwbina Library.

You can also order bags online by clicking here or by calling C2C on 02920 872 087.

Below are details of whether it is a Garden Waste or Black Waste week:

The collection is on a FRIDAY in Rhiwbina:

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What can I put in my bins?

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Black bin: General waste

Green bin: Garden Waste, grass cuttings, shredded paper, hedge and tree cuttings (no thicker than your wrist), flowers and plants, leaves, clean wood shavings (no animal bedding) Garden waste and shredded paper must be loose in your green wheeled bin. No plastic bags

What can I put in my bags?

Green bag: Food tins, drink cans, aerosols, plastic bottles, yoghurt pots, margarine tubs, plastic punnets/ready meal trays, glass bottles and jars, jam jar lids, newspapers, phone directories, magazines, junk mail/flyers (remove plastic wraps), office paper, catalogues, all cardboard. Please ensure all food and drink containers are empty – NO FOOD WASTE

Black bag: General waste

White bio bag: Garden Waste, grass cuttings, shredded paper, hedge and tree cuttings (no thicker than your wrist), flowers and plants, leaves, clean wood shavings (no animal bedding) No plastic bags

What can I put in my food caddie?

Fruit and vegetable Peelings
Tea bags, coffee grounds
All left over food (e.g. pasta, rice, vegetables, baked beans, curry, chips etc)
Stale bread and cakes
Dairy products, breakfast cereal and egg shells
Meat, fish and bones
Food past its sell by date
Cooked and uncooked food

If you would like a weekly reminder via text message of your collection day and what needs to be placed out, simply text ‘TIDY’ with your house number and postcode to 60066.

For more information on Recycling and Waste, please click here.