Total waste per person
Residual waste per person
Wrexham County Borough Council provides all homes with a weekly dry recycling collection service. In the majority of cases this is collected from a green box (tins, cans, plastic bottles and metal), a black box (glass bottles and jars) and a blue bag (paper).
In the summer of 2016, 13,000 properties were given Wheelie Boxes, a stacked unit of three recycling boxes on a trolley to simplify the sorting of materials.
A green wheelie bin taking garden waste is collected fortnightly, free of charge. Residents can have up to two 240-litre green bins taken each collection.
Food waste is collected alongside the green bins in a separate grey food waste caddy, and a weekly textiles collection service is provided for clean clothes and shoes (tied in pairs) presented in plastic carrier bags.
The council also provides a bulky household waste collection service for furniture, white goods, garden equipment, carpets and small and large WEEE at a cost of £40.50 for a minimum of eight items with all additional items collected at a cost of £8.10 per item.
One 240-litre bin’s worth of residual waste is taken a black or blue wheelie bin every two weeks.
The council runs three household waste recycling centres in the local area.
tonnes of waste was recycled
saved by recycling instead of disposal
Climate change impact
tonnes of CO2 emissions was avoided