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Crates of waste at a household waste recycling centre

Changes to Sheffield's HWRC opening times

Opening times at our 5 Household Waste Recycling Centres will change from 1 October, but we're keeping them all open for 7 days a week throughout October.

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Sheffield joins national campaign to encourage more electrical recycling

Clear out the clutter and do your bit for the planet - get recycling your old small electrical items. Anything with a plug, battery or cable can be recycled.

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Waste and recycling collection calendars

Look out for your new bin collection calendar arriving through letterboxes acros ...

A waste container at a Sheffield Household Waste Recycling Centre

Summer hours for Sheffield’s Household Waste Recycling Centres

The opening hours of Sheffield’s Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRC), have been extended, with all sites now open seven days a week for the rest of spring and the summer. All ...

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Extended opening hours at HWRCs over Easter Bank Holiday

Our 5 household waste recycling centres will be open for longer over the Easter Bank Holiday and we're giving access to a temporary additional site to help with the increased demand.

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Household Waste Recycling Centres - your actions matter

We need all visitors to our Household Waste Recycling Centres to respect staff and the guidelines in place, to prevent further delays and potential closures at sites.

Black bins out for collection on a street in Sheffield

Give us your views on your bin collection services

We want to know what you think about bin collection services in Sheffield, including general waste and recycling. Complete our surveys.

Household Waste Recycling Centre in Sheffield

Give us your views on Household Waste Recycling Centres

Sheffield’s five Household Waste Recycling Centres, which have remained open thr ...

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Snow - disruption to bin collections

Today's collections have been suspended. Leave your bin out if it wasn't emptied. 

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Bin collections and recycling centres during lockdown

Bin collections will continue as normal during the six week lockdown period, and our 5 household waste recycling centres will remain open.

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Bin collections in Sheffield over Christmas and New Year

Changes to some bin collection dates and how to recycle your excess festive waste.

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Plea to respect staff who are working to improve the city

The council is urging residents across the city to increase their awareness, patience and respect for the workforce of two of its service partners, Amey and Veolia.

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Household Waste Recycling Centres will remain open during lockdown

People in Sheffield can still get rid of their household waste at our recycling centres during the four week lockdown period.

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Household Waste Recycling Centres – Winter Opening Hours

On Sunday 1st November, Sheffield’s five Household Waste Recycling Centres will change to their winter opening hours

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Garden waste (green bin) collections

Due to the impact of the Coronavirus on staffing levels, all green bin (garden waste) collections are suspended until further notice. 

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Household Waste Recycling Centres new opening hours

Throughout October the Household Waste Recycling Centres' autumn/winter opening hours have been extended to allow more people to visit and dispose of their waste safely. 

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Help our hardworking waste collection crews

We are proud to be running a full waste and recycling service in Sheffield.  However as we stay home and stay safe we are generating more waste than usual.   You can help to ma ...

Household Recycling Centres open to Sheffield residents only

The sites can only stay open with your co-operation and if you use the sites saf ...

Beighton MRF flooding

Sheffield floods - impact on recycling

Due to the recent heavy rainfall the Veolia materials recycling facility used to separate and sort the paper and card co ...

Phil the bin

Mascot makes moves to unite litter heroes

The Streets Ahead mascot, Phil the Bin, made the most of the half-term break by reminiscing about his busy start to this ...

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Sheffield School Environment and Recycling Taskforce launched

A new taskforce to look at how the education sector in Sheffield can improve its environmental impact has today been ann ...

Green waste poster

Have your say on the 2020 green bin collection service

Have your say on the 2020 green bin collection serviceIn Sheffield, we offer residents a chargeable green bin collection ...

litter pickers

It’s ‘in the bag’ for Sheffield’s litter champions

It’s a familiar yet unwelcome sight across many cities - piles of litter; be it fly- tipping or one off items, dumped at ...

Electric bin lorry and workers

WATCH: Electric bin lorry is a green world-first - in Sheffield

Sheffield is trialling electric bin lorries powered by the very waste they have collected, in what is being billed as a ...

Firth Park litter pickers

New litter bins for cleaner, greener parks

Sheffield’s parks are about to get cleaner and greener as new litter bins are installed at 20 different locations across ...

Sheffield UTD promotion parade

Promotion parade clean-up acknowledged by Leader

Following Sheffield United’s triumphant Premier League promotion celebration on ...

Green bins

Sign up now for garden waste collections

Veolia working in partnership with Sheffield City Council, is again pleased to o ...