FOI Disclosure Log

Customer Request Details

19 January 2022

In a standard month, how many times a month are: a) recycling bins collected b) domestic refuge bins collected.


East Herts Council Response

19 January 2022

Thank you for your request for information, this has now been processed and the information that we hold is enclosed.

As bin collection days vary based on location it is not possible to say how many times they will be collected in a month  on a district wide basis.

We can however confirm that alternate week collections take place for households with non communal waste so recycling and general waste are collected fortnightly.

To find out about collections for an individual property visit

To see the collection dates


If you are unsatisfied with the way the Council has handled your request please let us know in the first instance so that an internal review can be carried out. Additionally,  If you have any queries about the processing of your request please do not hesitate to contact me.

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Information Commissioners Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane

Telephone 0303 123 1113


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Thank you for your request.