CHANGES TO YOUR COLLECTION
Burnley Council is working to improve recycling rates to help protect the environment. Only 34% of the borough’s household waste is recycled- we need to up our game.
It’s a game of two halves when it comes to collecting recyclable household items such as glass, cans, plastics, paper and cardboard - around half of households are on a wheelie bin system while the remainder use a box and bag system.
- Each household in the borough receives a new collection calendar every 12 months telling you which bin to put out on what day
- You can check whether you are on a wheelie bin or box collection by visiting here
- Replacement/additional boxes and bags are free
- Recycling wheelie bins are emptied every four weeks; boxes and bags every two weeks. Non-recyclable rubbish (claret wheelie bin) is collected every fortnight under both systems.