Bin collection information

Harborough District Council provides all households with 3 wheeled bins:

The size of the wheeled bins can vary due to the number of people living in the household on a permanent basis.


All properties will receive an alternate weekly bin collection with the green bin and blue-lidded bin collected one week, and the black bin collected the following week. Find out what day your bin is collected.

Wheeled bins must be presented at the edge of your property by 7am.

Items that cannot be collected

Items that cannot be collected in your wheeled bins include:

  • Household batteries
  • Batteries for vehicles
  • Oil and waste liquids
  • Chemicals including acids and solvents
  • Asbestos
  • Soil, rubble and construction waste
  • Wood
  • Furniture and bulky items
  • Electrical items
  • Paint
  • Gas bottles

This is not a complete list of items that cannot be collected.

You may be able to dispose of these items at your nearest Recycling and Waste site (tip).

Wheeled bin policy

Read the Council's wheeled bin policy.