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Kerbside recycling

Kerbside recycling bins and box collection dates

We are currently rolling out a new kerbside recycling service across Angus. This is expected to be completed by the end of 2014.

Find your collection day

Enter a postcode in Angus to find your collection details and information about other local services and facilities on a map.

What goes in what bin

Green box

Your green box is collected weekly. Use it for:

  • food and drinks cans (please rinse), aerosol cans and biscuit tins
  • bottles and jars
  • newspapers, magazines & brochures, office grade paper, junk mail, telephone directories, catalogues and white envelopes (with or without windows)
  • any kind of household plastic bottle

Do not put the following in the green box:

  • books
  • brown envelopes
  • broken glass, Pyrex, drinking glasses, mirrors etc.
  • cardboard
  • lids (metal or plastic)
  • yoghurt pots, margarine tubs, plastic food trays or any plastics other than plastic bottles

Please put newspapers and magazines in a carrier bag placed on top of or beside the green box. Do not put more than two directories or catalogues in the green box in a week.

If you have more recyclable items than will fit in your green box, please put them beside your box in a carrier bag. 

A replacement box cover can be picked up from your local ACCESS office.

Green bin

Your green bin is collected fortnightly. Use it for:

  • lawn mowings and weeds
  • small branches and bark
  • sawdust and wood shavings
  • hedge clippings
  • flowers and plants
  • small quantities of shredded paper (no more than one carrier bag per green bin collection)

Do not put the following in your green bin:

  • any food waste
  • soil or turf
  • plastic bags or liners
  • animal faeces
  • thick branches (greater than 10cms diameter)

Grey bin

Your grey bin is collected fortnightly and is for general waste which cannot be recycled.

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