Why not to leave bins or sacks in the street, what action we can take and report someone that keeps leaving bins or sacks out in the street.
No. Bins and sacks must be stored on the owner's property and only put out on collection day.
Bins and sacks left on the street can:
You may be able to get help putting your bins out for collection if you struggle to do it yourself and have nobody to do it for you.
Bins and sacks should only be moved to the street on the morning of your collection day.
If you can’t put them out on the morning, you may put them out the night before.
Please note: your empty wheelie bins must be moved back to your property as soon as possible after they are emptied.
Yes. If bins or sacks are regularly being left out or stored on the street, other than on the scheduled collection day, you can report this:
Report bins left out or stored in the street
We will investigate your report and take appropriate action.
Please note: we are unable to investigate one-off incidents.
If your bins or sacks are regularly being left out or stored on the street, we may:
You can find out more about the Highways Act 1980 on the Legislation website.
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