Vale of Glamorgan
Vale of Glamorgan Council operates a weekly kerbside sort collection service to all houses in the borough. This means, all houses borough-wide must sort their recyclable items into separate containers, provided by the Council.
The Council collects:
- food waste every week,
- dry recycling every week,
- garden waste every two weeks (between March and November, with a ‘ring and request’ service between December and February), and
- non-recyclable waste every two weeks.
The Council provides the following containers for collect the following materials separately:
- a green caddy for food waste
- a grey caddy for glass bottles and jars
- a reusable blue bag for:
- metal cans, tins, aerosols and foil
- plastic bottles, pots, tubs and trays
- food and drink cartons (such as Tetra Pak)
- a reusable orange bag for cardboard
- a reusable white bag for paper
- a reusable small white bag for household batteries
- a reusable green bag for garden waste
Residents may collect extra or replacement recycling containers from local outlets, such as their local library.
If residents need to get rid of any small electrical items, they should place them loosely on top of one of their recycling bags or caddies. They should not put them in any type of container, including any single-use plastic bags.
Residents may put out up to two black bags of non-recyclable waste every two weeks.
The Council offers a bulky household waste collection service for beds and sofas, mattresses, tables and chairs, wardrobes, cookers and dishwashers, fridge freezers, washing machines and tumble dryers, and carpet and carpet underlay. To find out how much this service costs, or to book a collection, residents should visit the Council’s website.
The Council operates two household waste recycling centres in the county – one in Barry and one in Llandow.