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Commercial recycling and waste services

Skip Hire

We offer a skip hire service. Choose the most appropriate size for your needs:

  • 6 cubic yards,
  • 8 cubic yards, 
  • 20 cubic yards, 
  • 30 cubic yards, or 
  • 40 cubic yards

Contact us for more information and to get a quote.

With an ever-growing customer base and high levels of customer satisfaction, Cardiff Council's Commercial Waste Service is the go-to organisation for waste management and collections for your Cardiff business. 

As a local authority, we are not focusing on profit but on providing a great service at the best price, in order to support Cardiff’s businesses. 

As our customer base grows, we would like our customers to benefit. This is why our prices decreased in April 2017. 
Join us today and help us to reduce waste collections costs for all Cardiff’s business owners.​

Our collection service offers a number of different options so you can choose a service that is best suited to your needs and best value for money.


Please get in touch with us to:

  • discuss prices
  • request a free, no obligation quote
  • book the collection service for your business
  • get advice about your recycling and waste
  • order more recycling and waste bags, orange labels, caddy liners or bins
  • report a missed collection
  • report a problem
  • arrange for collection of a big or bulky item
  • request an extra collection if you have a lot of rubbish or recycling  
We offer a number of different collection types.

You can use bins or bags depending on: 

  • how much rubbish and recycling your business regularly generates
  • what type of rubbish and recycling you usually generate (such as lots of paper from your offices, or lots of food left-overs if you are a café or restaurant)
  • how much room you have,  inside and outside, to store bins or bags.


Mixed recycling

Bin options: 240 litre, 360 litre, 660 litre, 1100 litre
Bag options: Blue or Clear


Bin options: 240 litre, 360 litre, 660 litre, 1100 litre​​​​​
Bag options: Orange labels 

Cardboard should be securely bundled up, with an orange label placed on top.

Food waste

Bin options: 240 litre 
Caddy options: 35 litre


Bin options: 240 litre

Extra strength bins are provided for glass collections, ideal for restaurants and bars.

General waste

Bin options: 240 litre, 360 litre, 660 litre, 1100 litre

Bag options: Orange

For all waste that cannot be recycled.

Bulky and bespoke collections

Collection on request.

Quotes provided on request


Collection on request.

Skip options: 6 cubic yards, 8 cubic yards, 20 cubic yards, 30 cubic yards, 40 cubic yards

Open and closed skips are available.

Quotes provided on request

We also offer information and advice to help you reduce your costs and improve how your business manages recycling and waste, to find out about your legal obligations and get some helpful tips for reducing rubbish in the workplace.

 Please refer to your collection agreement for further details.


  • Pre-paid bags, cardboard, glass and food waste is collected from the kerbside 7 days a week 5am until 10pm.
  • Bins are collected 7 days a week 5am until 10pm. 


Bins should either be presented kerbside, or from your pre-arranged collection point. Once the collection has taken place, bins must be removed from the highway as soon as possible. Your bins are your responsibility.

Our recycling and waste collection service is competitively priced and can be tailored to suit your business needs. The cost is different depending on what type of service you have and ranges from the minimum type of service to most comprehensive collection service.


To get a free, no obligation quote, please contact us

You can also contact us to order more bags, labels or collections.


or call 029 2071 7501.


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