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Recycling and rubbish

All you need to know about recycling and rubbish in Swansea.

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Coronavirus and waste collections update

Information on recycling and rubbish in relation to the coronavirus.

Recycling centres

All recycling centres are open but please note there are still restrictions in place to safeguard residents and staff from the coronavirus outbreak.

Search recycling and rubbish collections

Use this search to help you find out when all your recycling and rubbish collections will be.

Kerbside collections

Information about what can be collected at the kerbside, assisted collections and missed bin collections.

Need more recycling bags?

We want to make it as easy to recycle as possible. To help make sure you always have enough bags and bins these are available from from a number of places.

Bulky waste

We can arrange a collection for bulky items of household waste that are too big for your black bags such as beds, carpets, fridges, freezers and wardrobes.

Tip Treasures - reuse shop

Repair, reuse, borrow, buy.

Bins, litter and flytipping

Take part in a volunteer litter pick or report issues relating to rubbish and litter so that we can help keep Swansea tidy.

Other places to recycle

There are other places where you can recycle your waste in Swansea.

Request / report a recycling or rubbish service

You can report and request a number of recycling and rubbish services online.

Reusable nappies

Reusable nappies reduce the amount of black bags you need and save you money. Plus we will give you up to £100 towards the cost of buying reusable nappies.

Student recycling + rubbish

If you are living off campus in a flat or house there are recycling and rubbish collections to help you dispose of your waste.

Recycling collections for flats

All the kerbside recycling services are available to all residents in flats across Swansea.

Holiday recycling + rubbish collections

Collection days may alter when there is a bank holiday.

Recycling + rubbish FAQs

Find out answers to the most common questions we get asked about recycling, bins, litter and flytipping.

Christmas recycling

How to recycle your Christmas waste.