Blue bins (recycling)


In South Tyneside, your blue bin is for recycling.

Inside your blue bin is an inner caddy which can be used for paper.

See more about What you can / can't put in your blue bin.

Collection dates

Disruptions to bin collections due to strike action

  • From Tuesday 23 April (Bins are being collected)
    Put all bins out every day and leave them out until one been collected.

Read more about disruption to bin collections due to Waste Disposal Industrial Action.

Blue recycling bins are collected fortnightly from all households who have individual bins.

Find out your bin collection dates.

Other ways to recycle