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Collections from Flats and Communal Bin Stores
Your flat has a dedicated bin store, which is
for the sole use of residents. Your bin store has a recycling
bin, a glass recycling bin and a household waste bin. What
you can recycle in each bin is explained
Your Communal Recycling
Your communal recycling bin is collected
fortnightly. In your green recycling bin you can recycle the
Please remember all your recycling must be placed in the
bin loose and clean.
You cannot recycle the following items
in your green recycling bin:
Carrier Bags/Black Bags
Plastic Packaging (yoghurt
These items can be disposed
of in your black household waste bin.
Do you use a recyclable bag to
Eastleigh Borough Council provides a
reusable bag to residents who live in flats to make recycling
easy. To request a reusable bag please email the Recycling Team.
Please note, a charge will be made for
emptying recycling bins that contain non-recyclable material.
Your Communal Glass
Your glass bottles and jars are collected
from your bin store every month. In your glass bin you can
recycle all your glass bottles and jars.
If your bin store does not have a glass
recycling bin please contact the Recycling Team.
Call 023 8068 8440 to request one.
Your Communal Household Waste
Your communal household waste bin is for
household waste that cannot be recycled, it may include the
Cling film, Polystyrene, Crisp packets,
Sanitary products, Nappies (double wrap to avoid
We do not accept the following in your
communal household waste bin:
Large item’s i.e. furniture, Electrical
Garden Waste, Hot Ashes
If any items from the above list are found in
your communal household waste bin, our collection crews will be
unable to empty the bin. You can dispose of the items above
at your local
Household Waste Recycling Centre, there are 4 across the
In accordance with Eastleigh Borough Council's
recycling and waste policy, all the waste must be contained within
a bin with the lid closed. Waste left outside of the bin
store may be classified as fly tipping.
Any glass that you can’t fit in your glass bin
along with textiles, books and aluminium foil can be recycled at
local recycling banks across the Borough. Many recycling banks are
at supermarkets or other places you visit regularly so it’s easy to
recycle. Please visit Recycle Now to find your nearest local
FAQ’s for communal
Our bin has not been collected – what do I
Eastleigh Borough Council work really hard to
ensure that your bins are collected. If there is an
operational issue with collection, the collection crew will return
as soon as possible to try again. Please report any non-collected
bins to our Customer Service Team
Call 023 8068 8440
I do not have a reusable recycling
bag, how do I get one?
or call 023 8068 8440 and speak to a member of the Recycling Team
to get a bag delivered to you.
I do not know which of my bins is a
Recycling bins should be easily identifiable
with a sticker on the front of the bin. If your bin is not
stickered or you are still unsure please contact the Recycling Team
on 023 8068 8440.
To find out more information see the pages
What happens to your
If you have any further questions about this
service please contact the Recycling Team.
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