Using your bins

Hartlepool operates an alternate weekly collection service for refuse and recycling. Your green bin will be collected one week and your grey bin the next. Brown bins* will be collected from subscribed properties once every four weeks. Collections will operate Tuesday to Friday each week. 

To find your bin day follow the link below:

Find my bin day

For guidance on how to use your bins and other useful information please download our leaflet

Waste and Recycling Guidance Leaflet

To find out if something can be recycled use our recycling look up tool.

Can it be recycled?

If you are unable to present your Refuse and Recycling containers for collection find out what help is available below

help for residents with mobility difficulties

Click on the link below for further details of the kerbside collections terms of use

Kerbside Collections - Terms of Use

*Brown bin collections are seasonal and chargeable.  For more information visit Garden waste of up to 10 bags can be disposed of at the Household Waste Recycling Centre in Burn Road by booking an appointment in advance at or by calling Customer Services on (01429) 523333 on Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 5pm or Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm or why not have a go at composting.

For information on the Provision of Waste and Recycling Collection and Storage Facilities to new properties click on the link below

Developer Guidance Waste and Recycling for New Properties

If you are unsure where you should present you items please contact Customer Services on 01429 523333.