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Where you should put your bin, what time, what goes in each bin and more.
Find out when we collect your recycling and waste.
Report your missed bin from 5pm on the day of collection or at any time on a later day. Report other problems anytime.
Request a new bin, report a problem, check your bin entitlement and more.
Donate unwanted furniture or ask us to remove bulky
Details of where the recycling centres are, when they're open
and what you can recycle.
Details of what waste can be put in each of
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Get free compostable bags, tips to reduce your food waste and more.
How to compost, where to buy compost and reduced price compost bins and more.
Find out what happens to your recycling.
Help with moving your bin to your designated collection point if you meet certain conditions.
Advice on the removal of commercial waste.
Details of our school programme to teach children about recycling. Cash prizes to be won.
Thank you for helping us recycle even more. The more we recycle the less we spend on waste disposal helping us to protect other essential services.
View our recycling rates
Recycling film (Urdu with English subtitles) (opens in a new window)
10 February 2020 - 28 June 2020
Visitors to Rochdale can enjoy 2 dinosaur adventures as part of their visit and they're both free.
04 April 2020
Star chefs cooking live, food and drink village, workshops, music, bars, stalls and family entertainment in the spectacular setting of Rochdale Town Hall.
April to September 2020
One of Greater Manchester’s most popular outdoor car boot events.