Rubbish, waste and recycling

Every year households in Caerphilly County Borough throw away over 80,000 tonnes of rubbish. This equates to approximately 1 ton per property.

Our aim is to maximise recycling and minimise landfill, by providing services such as the weekly recycling and garden waste kerbside collection schemes.

Bin collection days >>

Find out what day each of your bins will be emptied.

Bins - report a missed bin collection >>

If any of your bins have not been emptied you can report it to us.

Bins - what goes in which bin? >>

Find details of what materials you need to put into each bin.

Food waste collection >>

Find out more about our food waste collection service.

Kids go green website >>

Meet Rhodri the Recycling Ranger and learn how you can help keep our planet healthy and green by following the 3R's, Reduce, Reuse and Recycle.

Waste Free Challenge >>

The aim of the Waste Free Challenge is to encourage you to reduce the amount of waste you produce. Find out how you can take part.

Bin pull-out service >>

If you are elderly and infirm, or you cannot put your waste out on the collection day due to illness or disability, we offer a service to collect your bin from inside your property.

Bins - request a new bin >>

If any of your bins have been lost, stolen or damaged, or if you have moved into a property that does not have a bin, please let us know and we will arrange for one to be delivered to you.

Bulky collections >>

Find out how you can dispose of unwanted bulky items free of charge. Also, find out more about our collection service that is available.

Community Furniture Enterprise >>

The Community Furniture Enterprise Rhymney offers excellent quality furniture at low prices across the valleys. They will also collect unwanted furniture from you free of charge.

Garden waste collection >>

Find out when we will collect your garden waste and where you can dispose of bulky garden waste free of charge. Also, find out more about our collection service that is available.

Household waste recycling centres >>

We operate 6 civic amenity throughout the county borough. Find out what materials you can dispose of and where, opening times and directions.

Asbestos collection - domestic >>

Find out where you can dispose of household asbestos free of charge. Also, find out more about our collection service that is available. 

Compost at home >>

We offer subsidised home compost bins for sale. Find out how to buy one and the benefits of composting at home.

Waste Advisory Wardens >>

We have a team of Waste Advisory Wardens working in the county borough who aim to increase public participation in the council's recycling schemes.

Waste management service performance >>

Download annual performance indicator reports.

Recycling - why recycle? >>

Find out what you can do to preserve our environment by re-using, reducing, recycling and repairing.

Municipal Waste Strategy >>

Our Municipal Waste Management Strategy explains how we manage household waste within the borough and the steps being taken towards achieving sustainable waste management.

Recycling in schools >>

Information about the initiatives we are running in our schools to raise awareness on waste and recycling issues.

Real nappies >>

Information about the benefits of using Real Nappies and where you can buy them.

Prosiect Gwyrdd >>

Prosiect Gwyrdd is a partnership between Caerphilly County Borough Council, Cardiff Council, Monmouthshire County Council, Newport Council and Vale of Glamorgan Council. It's aim is to look for the best environmental, cost effective and practical solution for waste after recycling and composting has been maximised.

Clinical waste disposal >>

This service was transferred back the NHS Trust and is no longer a service provided by Caerphilly County Borough Council. Call the NHS collection helpline on 01495 745656.

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