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Recycling and Waste

Find out about separate recycling collections rolling out across Cardiff​.

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How and when to put out different types of waste and recycling for collection.

Check my collection dates

Enter your postcode to see your next four collection dates.

Get more bags and caddies

Find your nearest stockist to pick up bags locally. Order food caddies online. 

Report a problem

Let us know about a missed collection or tell us about an incident of flytipping or littering.

A - Z of Recycling

Look up items in our A – Z list to see how they can be recycled or disposed of safely.

Recycling Centres​

What you can take to our Lamby Way and Bessemer Close centres and how to prepare for your visit.

Bulky Item collections

Book a bulky item collection online. Find out which items are collected for free and which you will need to pay for.​​

Hygiene collections​

If you are a household that uses nappies or incontinence pads you can apply for an additional collection.

Waste education and enforcement​

You can be fined if you do not put your recycling and waste out correctly for collection. More about the waste related issues that we enforce.

Help putting out bags and bins

You can get help with putting your bags, bins or food caddy out for collection.​​​

Recycle​ your coffee pods with Podback

Find out more about Podback and sign up for collections.​​​

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Recycling zones

Recycling zones are available in Hubs and libraries across the city so that you can recycle small items that we do not collect from your home.

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