Smart Sacks

Changes in waste and recycling services due to coronavirus

Residential waste and recycling collections are currently running as normal.

View our service update page for the latest advice on our recycling and rubbish services including bulky waste collections and street cleaning.

Smart Sacks are single-use bags used to collect recycling.

Find out what you can put in your Smart Sack

Smart Sack deliveries

Smart Sack deliveries are made four times a year. You will receive Smart Sacks if you live in a:

  • house or house that has been converted into flats - these will be left on your door-step or in your front garden
  • a small block of flats - depending on the arrangements at your block, these will be left outside your door, in a communal area or with your caretaker/porter
  • a flat above a shop - these will be posted through your letter box.

If you live in in a large block of flats on an estate or in a mansion block see Smart Bank recycling for estates or mansion blocks

Delivery dates

If you are running low on Smart Sacks or will run out before your next delivery please check the delivery dates calendar.

Smart Sack delivery date calendar (pdf 588KB) 

Your next delivery may only be a week away and your current stock of Smart Sacks could last until this time. 

Please contact if need any help getting more Smart Sacks.