Bags and Containers

This page contains information about what bags and containers are available for you as a Vale resident if you are recycling in our kerbside collection service.

 

For residents living in the rural Vale, please refer to the separated recycling collections page.

 

Please remember to place items kerbside (or in your communal bin area) by 7.00am on your waste management day.

 

Please note: Recycling placed in incorrect containers will not be collected. 

 

Blue-recycling-bagBlue Recycling Bags - Free

Our blue bags are weighted with a lid with velcro to close.

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  • Paper
  • Glass
  • Cans
  • Card
  • Plastic
  • Empty aerosols
  • Cartons/Tetra Paks
  • Clean foil
  • Plastic bags
  • Black plastic
  • Food waste
  • Nappies
  • Sanitary products
  • Tablet packets
  • Crisps packets 

 

Available at: Civic Offices, Alps Depot, Penarth Library, Dinas Powys Library, Llantwit Major Library, Cowbridge Library, Barry Library, Rhoose Community Library, Sully Library, St Athan Library and Penarth Town Council. 

Recycling boxRecycling Boxes - Free

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  • Paper
  • Glass
  • Cans
  • Card
  • Plastic
  • Empty aerosols
  • Cartons/Tetra Paks
  • Clean foil
  • Plastic bags
  • Black plastic
  • Food waste
  • Nappies
  • Sanitary products
  • Tablet packets
  • Crisp packets
Available at: Civic Offices, Alps Depot and Barry Library.

Kitchen waste caddy and bagsFood Waste Kits - Free

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  • Cooked and uncooked food 
  • Meat and fish
  • Bones
  • Peelings
  • Egg shells
  • Tea bags
  • Cat and dog food
  • Guinea pig, rabbit and hamster food
 
  • Garden waste
  • Cut flowers

Available at: Alps Depot, Penarth Library, Llantwit Major Library, Cowbridge Library, Barry Library and Penarth Town Council. 

 

If you run out of food waste bags, simply tie one on the handle of your kerbside caddy and the collection crew will leave you a new roll inside your caddy.

 

Alternatively, bags are available from Barry Library, Rhoose Community Library, Cowbridge Library, Dinas Powys Library, Llantwit Major Library, Penarth Library, St Athan Library, Sully Library, Dinas Powys Community Council, the Alps Depot and the Civic Offices.

Garden Waste BagGarden Waste Bags - £2.00 

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  • Grass
  • Shrub cuttings
  • Leaves
  • Plants
  • Flowers
  • Most weeds
  • Hedge Clippings
  • Food waste 
  • Soil
  • Logs

 

Available at: Dock Offices, Alps Depot, Barry Library, Llantwit Major Library, Cowbridge Library, Penarth Library and Rhoose Community Library.

Hygiene Caddies - £2.00

Please line your caddy with a strong bag.

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  • Nappies
  • Incontinence pads
  • Sanitary towels
  • General waste

 

Available at: Alps Depot and Barry Library.