Household waste & recycling is collected by Harrogate Borough Council.
A series of bins, boxes and bags allows you to pre-sort your waste ready for collection.
Click HERE to find out when your next collection day is.
General Household Waste
General (i.e. non-recyclable) waste should be placed in your black lid wheelie bin.
This is collected every 14 days on a Tuesday. The bin should be left in front of your property by 7AM and collected from the roadside as soon as possible after it has been emptied.
Brown Lid Wheelie Bin
Garden waste such grass cuttings, leaves, twigs and small branches. No soil! This is collected the same week as the black lid wheelie bin but on the Wednesday. The bin should be left in front of your property by 7AM and collected from the roadside as soon as possible after it has been emptied.
You should place recycling in the correct container as follows:
Black boxes – Mixed glass bottles & jars, plastic bottles, food tins and drink cans, aerosols and foil
Blue bag – Card, paper, newspapers and magazines
This is collected on the alternate Tuesday to the general waste. The boxes and bags should be left in front of your property by 7AM and collected from the roadside as soon as possible after it has been emptied.
More info on what can be placed in each box / bag can found on this leaflet.
Harrogate BC Policy For Household Waste & Recycling Collections
Latest info on collection dates:
On weeks that have a Bank Holiday Monday the collection will be the day after your normal day.
For further information on refuse & recycling, please visit the Harrogate BC Website
Rethink Recycling Appeal collects old mobile phones, printer cartridges, DVDs, Laptops and other electronic devices for reuse and recycling. We can help you raise money for your chosen charity, or you can donate your old mobile phones or printer cartridges to your favourite good cause. Go to www.recyclingappeal.com for more information.