Green Recycling Chargeable Collection Service
PLEASE NOTE: If you are about to purchase the green recycling collection service you may wish to consider taking advantage of the half year collection service which you can purchase from 14 July 2014 at a cost of £17.50. If you purchase the service online you will receive a £2.00 discount and you will receive up to 10 collections.
If you decide to purchase the service before 14 July 2014 you will be charged the full price (£35.00 less £2.00 discount if purchased online) and only receive the remaining collections until the end of the collection service in November 2014.
Please ensure that you read all of the information on this page before you request the Green Recycling Collection Service.
To request the green recycling chargeable collection service, click on the blue button above.
|To ensure we send the green recycling wheelie bin/sacks to the correct location, please ensure that you check the service location before submitting the online form. The service location is the address of where you would like your bin/sacks to be delivered to and collected from. Please also ensure that you have updated your address details on your online account. If you are updating your address details you will need to log out of your online account and log back in again. This will ensure that your details have been updated.
If you do not update your property details your bin/sacks will be delivered to your old address but you will still be charged for the service and you will not be entitled to a refund.
From February 2014 we will no longer provide a free green recycling collection service due to the need for the Council to make significant financial savings and to save money on waste services.
The new green recycling chargeable collection service is only available if you live in Birmingham, i.e. you pay your council tax to us.
If you do not live in Birmingham you should contact your own local authority.
The annual fee for the green recycling collection service is £35.00.
You can have more than one green recycling wheelie bin if you wish but you must have enough space on your property to store it and will have to pay for each additional wheelie bin.
If you request and pay for the green recycling chargeable collection service before 31 January 2014 you will be entitled to receive 20 fortnightly collections.
If you purchase the service after it has commenced in February you will be entitled to the number of collections that are remaining from the point at which you receive your wheelie bin to when the service comes to an end in November 2014.
You can purchase a half year collection service from 14 July 2014. The annual fee is £17.50 and you will be entitled to receive up to 10 collections. The half-year collection service does not commence until 1 August 2014.
If you purchase this service online using the form on this page you will be entitled to a £2.00 discount on the prices quoted above.
The green recycling chargeable collection service runs from the end of February through to the end of November each year. No service is available for a 12 week period each year over the winter months.
Recycling sacks will only be provided if your property is not suitable for a wheelie bin. You are NOT able to ‘choose’ to receive sacks as an alternative to a wheelie bin, these are only provided where wheelie bins are clearly not practical. For further information please refer to the Essential Information below.