Due to industrial action recovery planning there will be no brown bins (garden and food waste) collected until 7 December 2021. Please do not present your brown bin until your next collection date after 6 December 2021.
At present residents can place food waste in their general waste bin as the service is focusing on the general waste collection service.
We apologise to residents for any inconvenience caused due to the disruption of waste and recycling collections in Glasgow.
You can find more information on the industrial action on our website.
Please see below information on missed bins and anticipated date of completion. If we have not emptied your bin after 6pm on the scheduled collection day and it is not listed below please complete our online form.
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Information last updated Tuesday 30 November 2021, 21:03.
A missed bin collection is when we have not emptied your bin after 6pm on the scheduled collection day.
Before you report a missed bin collection please check:
If your bin has not been collected due to the aforementioned points, your bin will not be collected until the next scheduled collection date.
Your bin may also be missed if the following has occurred:
In these instances the council will collect your bin as soon as practicable after your scheduled collection date.
If your bin has been missed and you reside in a newly built house, please contact the council to ensure your address has been added to a bin route.
Before reporting a missed collection, consideration should also be given to:
If you would like to register a missed collection please complete our online form.
Residents who stay in flatted properties do not have to put their bins out for collection, as collection crew's service the bins from backcourts/bin storage areas, or bins may be presented by Housing Associations.
In addition to the information in the aforementioned questions, difficulties in access to tenement/flat closes can sometimes cause delay to bin collections. In these circumstances the council will collect your bin as soon as practicable after your scheduled collection date.
You can report a missed bin using our online form.
Once you submit a report, please ensure you make your bin available for collection.
It can take us up to 7 days to return to collect a missed bin. If you have already contacted us to report a missed bin collection, please allow 7 days before contacting us again.
To cancel your Missed Bin Collection request, please complete our online form.
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