Death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh
It is with great sadness that Gateshead Council has heard the news of the death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

Bins and recycling

Coronavirus: Advice for handling your household waste

We are planning to do everything we can to ensure household waste and recycling is collected during the coronavirus outbreak. 

To help protect our crews and you and your family, we have published advice on how to handle your waste.

View the advice


Find out when your bins will be collected.
Let us know if your bin hasn't been collected.
Arrange for a bulky household waste collection.
You need a permit to use our household waste and recycling centres in a van, pick-up truck, car with a trailer, or other commercial vehicle.
Find out what materials you can and can't recycle, and where you can take them.
Information on your green household waste bin, including usage, collection and the cost of replacements
Information on your blue recycling bin, including what you can recycle, collection and cost
Information about our garden waste service including cost, collection information and what can go in your bin

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