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Waste collections from your home

Domestic waste collection arrangements

We operate a weekly collection service of non-recyclable household waste.  

We collect waste from domestic properties across the Borough of Stockton-on-Tees on a designated day (from Tuesday through to Friday) each week. There are no changes to refuse collection arrangements following Bank Holiday Mondays.   

Please ensure that you have your wheeled bins out before 7am on the morning of collection, and remove them as soon as you can once they have been emptied. 


Christmas Collections 2014

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are details of when your refuse and recycling will be collected over the Christmas and New Year period. As usual please put your refuse and recycling out by 7am on the morning of collection.

 Normal Collection Date Revised Collection Date
 Wednesday 24 December (Christmas Eve)Normal Collection 
 Thursday 25 December (Christmas Day) Saturday 27 December
 Friday 26 December (Boxing Day) Monday 29 December
 Tuesday 30 December Normal Collection
 Wednesday 31 December (New Year's Eve)Normal Collection 
 Thursday 1 January (New Year's Day)Friday 2 January 
 Friday 2 JanuarySaturday 3 January 
 Tuesday 6 JanuaryNormal Collections Resume 


The 2015 Up Your Street leaflet will be issued with your Winter Stockton News between 17 November and 2 December. You can download the leaflets here:

Report issues with your household waste collection

You can report a missed bin collection or issues with your household collection online or by telephone. We will ask you for your details and the location of your request.  


Green, wheeled bin scheme and replacement wheeled bins 

Most domestic properties are supplied with a green, wheeled bin for the storage of waste.

Newly-built properties will be supplied with a green, wheeled bin free-of-charge. We aim to deliver bins within 2 – 4 weeks of a request being made (subject to availability). 


Request a larger green, wheeled bin

We will only empty one green, wheeled bin per household and will no longer take any side waste.
We realise that larger families produce more waste, so we offer these households the use of a larger green, wheeled bin.

If you think you need a larger bin please contact us and we will arrange for a needs assessment application form to be sent to you.


Black bag scheme for domestic waste

In some areas a 'black bag' scheme is in operation.  Properties are supplied with 52 black bags once a year in January.  Additional bags are available for purchase at 12p each.


Help putting your waste and recycling out for collection

We offer an assisted collection service for those customers who are unable to move their green, wheeled bin to the collection point and where there are no other able bodied persons available to assist.

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