Recycling, refuse and waste
Waste collection calendars
You should have now received a new waste collection calendar which runs from December 2013 to March 2014..
If you have not received a calendar go to our waste collection calendars page to download yours.
Twelve tweets of Christmas competition
WasteAware (which we are a part of) are asking you to share your best tips for reducing, reusing and recycling your waste over Christmas and New Year for the chance to win up to £100 of Amazon vouchers!
See our Christmas competition page to find our more information and how to enter.
Green tips for Christmas
Save more and waste less with our Green Christmas guide.
When Christmas is over, give your real Christmas tree and cards a new lease of life by recycling them at various points in the borough.
Location points for Christmas tree and Christmas card recycling.
Sign up for waste text alerts
Receive up-to-date information about your refuse and recycling collection (for example during the snow) straight to your mobile phone.
Text 'DBC waste [your house number] [your postcode]' to 60777
Find out more about signing up to the waste text alert service
If in doubt, leave it out - green wheeled bin contamination
Please only place the correct items in the green wheeled bin. At the moment there is a problem with the amount of plastic ending up in the green bin. Check what can go in your green wheeled bin.
Recycling in Dacorum
We are committed to providing a waste collection service and schemes which promote the waste hierarchy of reduce, reuse and recycle. Thank you to everyone who is recycling more and more often. As a result of your efforts, in Dacorum we are currently recycling 48% of our waste.
Our collection services
We are committed to providing a service that you can rely on.
Waste Collection Commitment
As part of our ongoing commitment to improving service to our residents, we have signed up to the national Waste Collection Commitment.