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The information on this page is for Cornwall’s current weekly rubbish and fortnightly recycling collections. We are rolling out new weekly food waste and fortnightly recycling and rubbish collections across Cornwall area by area from 2023 to 2025. 

If you’ve not yet had your ‘Get Ready for your New Waste Collections’ leaflet in the post and new bins delivered to your home, you’re still on the current service. Find out about the changes

Recycling collection days

Enter your postcode below and then select your address to find your recycling collection days

Recycling A-Z

Find out what you can recycle and which container it goes in using our A-Z search of recycling.

Recycling A-Z
Recycling Containment

Order recycling equipment

Whether you need more containers because you are so good at recycling, or you don't have any, you can request recycling equipment using our online form.

Black Plastic

What items cannot be collected

There are some items that we cannot recycle such as black plastic, plastic straws, plastic bags, crisp packets etc. Find out what items we cannot recycle.

Community Initiative

Community initiatives

Cornwall has 3 Waste and Recycling Community Support Officers. They are available to work with groups to help inform, educate and support them.

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