When is my collection day?

Visit MyMonmouthshire to find out when your waste & recycling will be collected.

Please place your recycling and waste out by 7am.

We provide a weekly kerbside recycling collection to all households in Monmouthshire.

What items can go into the red and purple recycling bags?

Download our leaflet explaining What goes in which bag.

In the red bag you can recycle:

  • Paper and shredded paper
  • Cardboard
  • Junk mail including envelopes
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Telephone directories and catalogues
  • Drink cartons, eg orange juice etc

In the purple bag you can recycle:

  • Food and drink cans
  • Plastic bottles
  • Plastic punnets/ ready meal trays
  • Yoghurt pots (please rinse)
  • Margarine tubs
  • Aerosols (must be empty)
  • Aluminium foil/kitchen foil (no crisp packets)

Glass bottles and jars cannot go in the purple bag, they must go in your glass recycling box.

We cannot currently recycle crisp packets, plastic bags, cling film and polystyrene.  Please place these items in with your household rubbish.

To find out more about the everyday items you can recycle from each room in your house, visit http://www.recycleforwales.org.uk/full-house

Red and purple bags are available free of charge from your Local Community Hub.

List of all Recycling Bag Outlets

Red and purple bags are provided for Monmouthshire residents kerbside recycling only. Red and purple bags cannot be taken to the recycling centres and must not be used for household rubbish. If your recycling bags have been stickered and left by our crews, please email Contact@monmouthshire.gov.uk or call our Contact Centre on 01633 644644.