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Recycling and rubbish collections

Check your bin collection dates

Enter your postcode to find out when your bins will be collected.


Outline map showing collection days for rubbish, recycling and food and garden wasteKerbside weekly collections

There are three different waste collections in Medway. For more information on each service please click the links below.

Recycling for houses or flats

Food and garden

General rubbish for houses or flats

All three services are collected weekly on the same day. To find out your collection day please use the post code checker above.

Each waste service is collected at different times throughout the day, in different types of vehicles. Please present all your waste by the highway outside the front of your property by 7am.

For more information on recycling visit the A-Z recycling guide or find out Where your rubbish ends up

Bank holiday collections

Your recycling and rubbish will be collected on your normal day (not on a later day) during bank holiday weeks (except the Christmas and New Year weeks). If changes to your collections occur, updates will be posted on our service changes page, on the Facebook service information and updates page and on Twitter.

Get help if you can't take rubbish out

Assistance is provided free to residents who, through illness or infirmity, are unable to put out their rubbish and do not have anyone else to help them. Apply for assistance putting your rubbish and recycling out.