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Order a bin

How to order new, replacement or second bins for rubbish and recycling

Order a green wheelie bin for general, non-recyclable waste

You can order a green wheelie bin for your mixed general waste in several ways (bins cost 拢42.10 each):

The council does not replace broken bins free of charge, nor can we supply parts for damaged bins e.g. new lids. If you believe your bin was damaged during a waste uplift please email enquiries@argyll-bute.gov.uk with your contact details, details of the incident and pictures of the damage caused.

Second green bins

Arrangements can be made for certain households to have a second general waste green bin - where there are five or more people, where someone has a medical condition that generates waste, or where families have children using nappies and all recycling options have been considered - qualifying households can using our online form.

Order a blue recycling bin

This service is available to most Argyll and Bute residents (exceptions are residents of Coll, Colonsay and some homes in Campbeltown, and residents of Lismore use recycling bags inside their blue bin).

The blue recycling bin is for:

  • Paper, card and cardboard
  • Plastic bottles, pots, tubs and trays
  • Metal tins, cans, aerosols and foil
  • Food and drink cartons

How to order a blue bin - 

Order recycling bags

Residents of Coll, Colonsay, and some homes in Campbeltown use recycling bags instead of a blue bin, and residents of Lismore use recycling bags inside their blue bin. You can recycle the same items in the your bags.

Householders in participating areas are entitled to free recycling bags:

  •  online
  • Order by phone on 01546 605514
  • Coll 鈥 contact the island鈥檚 waste and recycling representative

Order a grey glass recycling bin

Please note - this service is only available to residents of the Helensburgh and Lomond area, and Mull, Iona and Tiree. Households in participating areas are entitled to a free grey wheelie bin for glass recycling

Order a food waste caddy / bin

This service is available to residents of Helensburgh and Lomond.

Householders in participating areas are entitled to a free food waste caddy and bin:

If you need supplies of liners simply tie a liner bag to the handle of your caddy and the waste crews will deliver some. Supplies of liners can also be collected from the Customer Service Point at Helensburgh Civic Centre

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