We provide over 440, 000 recycling, refuse, food and garden waste household collections from around 160,000 households in Cheshire West and Cheshire each week.


On average over 99.96% of our collections are completed ‘right first time’ and less than 1.5% of all waste we collect, goes to landfill.

With Cheshire West and Chester Council we’re; reducing overall waste, maximising recycling and delivering an efficient and cost-effective waste collection, recycling service.

Play your part in creating a stronger future, by reducing waste and increasing recycling rates.  Learn more by visiting Waste and recycling in Cheshire West and Chester.

Since February 2022, recycling bins have been rolled out across the borough


In Cheshire West and Chester, most standard households receive a 'twin bin' household recycling system. The fleet of recycling collection vehicles are specially designed with two separate compartments, your blue lidded bin is emptied into one side and red lidded bin the other.

16 food waste collection teams

Food Waste

Each day, 16 food waste collection teams empty your brown food waste containers.

Food waste collected by us is returned to one of our two operational hubs in Winsford or Ellesmere Port. Our unique 'big bite' collection vehicles bulk up the food before it is taken to an anaerobic digestion facility.

This process converts food waste into a valuable source of green energy and fertiliser.

14 green waste collection teams

Garden Waste

13 collection teams we empty garden waste containers from households subscribed to the Council’s chargeable collection service.

All households wishing to receive garden waste collections require a permit, which is issued by Cheshire West and Chester Council. Apply for CW&C paid garden waste collection service.

Domestic Residual Waste

Household Waste

We deploy up to 19 collection rounds across west Cheshire daily, collecting waste placed out in households black wheeled bins.

Once collected this material is taken to the Councils allocated waste treatment sites to be converted into fuel, producing heat and power.