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Request bins

Please note that due to staff shortages, deliveries might take up to four weeks.

On this page you can find out how to order bins or bags for household waste and recycling collections.

Recycling containers - blue recycling bin and food caddy

You can request containers for mixed dry recycling or food waste from a domestic property for free. You can have more than one recycling bin and more than one food caddy.

Waste container - black refuse bin

New or replacement bin

You can get a black refuse bin for household use for a delivery and admin fee of £26.47. If you are in receipt of Housing Benefit or Council Tax benefit, you can get a black refuse bin for a discounted price of £10.59.

All bins belong to us but you can write the address of your property on the bin. If you move, the bin should stay at the delivery address due to differences in bin types across Aberdeenshire.

Additional capacity for refuse

We have a strict 1 refuse bin per household policy. However if you need additional capacity, you will need to demonstrate that you are recycling as much as possible, including food waste. We will conduct an audit of the contents of your refuse bin as part of the assessment process. All information provided will be confidential. Please contact Wasteline for details. 

How to request

If you need more capacity for your recycling

If you already have a recycling bin but you need more capacity you can request an additional recycling bin.

Request an additional recycling bin

If your need a new or replacement bin

If you need a new or replacement bin or if your bin is damaged (blue recycling bin, food caddy or black refuse bin) complete our waste and recycling containers form (pdf 169KB) and send it to:

Aberdeenshire Council
Infrastructure Services
Waste Management
Unit 7 Harlaw Way
AB51 4SG

Alternatively, you can contact us to make a bin request.