Two Bag Limit

Homes with up to five residents are restricted to throwing out a maximum of two blue bin bags per fortnight.

Two blue plastic bin bags

Extra dispensations

Properties with six or seven residents can apply for one additional waste bag each fortnight, while homes containing eight or more people are able to apply for two extra waste bags per fortnight.

One additional bag can be provided for homes where ash-producing coal fires provide the primary source of heat, while eligible householders can apply for an assisted collection service.

To register for the extra dispensations, please call 01656 643643 or email recyclingandwaste@bridgend.gov.uk. Alternatively, you can register online here.

Bits and Bobs bin bag characters linking arms

Bits and Bobs

If you recycle as much as you can, only the leftover bits and bobs should fill your blue waste bags. You can get recycling tips from Bridgend County Borough’s newest double act ‘Bits and Bobs’ by following us on Twitter and using the hashtag #BitsNBobsBCBC, or by liking our Facebook page.

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