May: Waste and Recycling Updates In Broxtowe

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25th May 2021

May's News and Updates

Bank Holiday Bin Collections


Don't forget that this weekend is May Bank Holiday and so your bin collections will be slightly different. Check your collection date below.

Normal Collection Revised Collection Day

Bank Holiday Monday 31st May

  Tuesday 1st June

Tuesday 1st June

  Wednesday 2nd June

Wednesday 2nd June

  Thursday 3rd June  

Thursday 4th June

  Friday 5th June  

Friday 5th June

  Saturday 6th June


Garden Waste Subscriptions

Wheelbarrow full of leaves from a garden

It’s that time of year, when residents in Broxtowe can renew their garden waste subscription for the year ahead.

The charge for Garden Waste Subscription 2021/22 is as follows:

  • One bin: £36
  • Additional bins: £22 each

Please note this covers the period 5th April 2021 to 3rd April 2022.

Find out more

Recycling fun fact 


It takes 95% less energy to recycle aluminium cans than it does to make new ones.


Big Spring clean-up event

spring clean

 The Great British Spring Clean is back this year from 28th May to 13th June organised by Keep Britain Tidy. Residents, schools and groups are showing a great interest in taking part this year! 

If you are interested in doing a litter pick, please email and you will be placed on waiting list and as soon as equipment is available you will be contacted. 

UPDATE: Waxed carton bins now accepting more items!


As you may be aware, Broxtowe has various locations recycling centres across the borough. One of the items we often get asked about is waxed cartons. This item can be taken to certain bring sites. The banks that currently take waxed cartons now also take the following items:


Find your local Bringsites here 

Compost Bin Giveaway 


Compost is an environmentally friendly way to recycle kitchen and garden waste, it also can help your garden to really grow. 

Veolia have 50 compost bins to giveaway to Nottinghamshire residents. To enter this competition you need to fill out a short survey . 

If you would like any information on how to compost or after an easy guide to follow check out Nottinghamshire and Veolia's guide to composting. 

Bin smart information available in different languages 

different languages

Recycling information is available in different languages. If you required one or know someone that might benefit from this, please visit Nottinghamshire recycles. 

Recycling centres

recycling centres

The recycling centres in Giltbrook and Beeston are open 8am - 8pm daily until the end of September, including bank holidays.

Please sort your waste into types before visiting and allow plenty of time to unload your waste once on site. 

Social distancing measures remain in place so queues are likely at busy times - try to visit at quieter times if possible. 

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