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Request a new bin or sacks


Request a new bin

To request a black (refuse), blue (recycling) or green (garden waste) bin, please call the Environment Contact Centre on 01642 726001.

Replacement bins

Please note, if your refuse bin has gone missing or been stolen, you'll be charged £15 for a replacement. If you want to pay for the replacement in cash, you can visit Middlesbrough House and staff will assist you.

Additional bins

  • You can only have one refuse bin (black bin) per property, and you can't request more.
  • You may request a second recycling bin, however an assessment will be carried out to determine if it is necessary.
  • You can request additional green waste recycling bins, however requests for a 3rd or 4th green waste recycling bin are chargeable.

To find out your bin collection dates and download a copy of your collection calendar please see the bin collection dates page.


Black sacks - refuse

Residents who don't have access to any type of domestic wheeled bin - individual or communal - will be supplied with two rolls of 13 black sacks on a six-monthly basis, in April and October, for their domestic refuse. Please note only one black sack is to be used per week.

Residents who need additional refuse sacks should purchase them from an independent supplier.

Clear sacks - recycling

If you need more recycling sacks due to being on a recycling sack collection system or because you have excess waste or a missed collection, please complete the recycling sack request form or call the Environment Contact Centre on 01642 726001. If you are on sack collection system please do not leave it until you have none left before ordering your new sacks as they will not be delivered until your next recycling collection day. Alternatively you can collect clear recycling sacks from the following locations :

  • North Ormesby Hub, 2 Derwent St, Middlesbrough TS3 6JB
  • Newport Hub, St Pauls Road, Middlesbrough TS1 5NQ
  • Streets Ahead for Information, 109-111 Parliament Rd, Middlesbrough TS1 4JE
  • Middlesbrough House, Elm Street Middlesbrough

We aim to deliver the additional / replacement sacks within 14 working days.