Rubbish Storage and disposal

Your responsibilities 

Its vitally important we all play our part in maintaining a sustainable environment and disposing of our rubbish in a safe and compliant way. 

All property should be supplied with:

- A garden waste bin

- A food rubbish bin

- A household rubbish bin

Depending on where you are in the country the colours of these bins may vary, and we would advise to check with the local council or a neighbour before storing waste. 

Failure to store your rubbish in the bins provided could result in:

- Rodent infestation (Rats, mice, foxes etc.)

- Littered and untidy streets

- Crime, unsocial behaviour and property damage

If you aren't able or do not have the sufficient bins required to look after your waste please don't hesitate to call the office on 07723 918773, or email so we can help. Failure to store and look after your waste could be a criminal offence. 

Check if your waste is hazardous

Waste is generally considered hazardous if it (or the material or substances it contains) are harmful to humans or the environment. Examples of hazardous waste include:

- asbestos

- chemicals, such as brake fluid or print toner

- batteries

- solvents

- pesticides

- oils (except edible ones), such as car oil

- equipment containing ozone depleting substances, like fridges

- hazardous waste containers

If you disposing of the above products, this must be done professionally by calling a collection service that hold the relevant licences to collect the materials. Failure to dispose of these correctly could result in criminal proceedings.

Please, contact the Environment Agency if you have any questions about hazardous waste.


Telephone: 03708 506 506 (Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm)

Bin Collection Days (Liverpool) *Collection days are subject to change, you should consult the local councils web site here

General (Purple)

Recycling (Blue)

Garden (Green) 

Bin Collection Days (Birmingham) *Collection days are subject to change, you should consult the local councils web site here

General (Purple)

Recycling (Blue)

Garden (Brown) 

Bin Collection Days (Basildon)  *Collection days are subject to change, you should consult the local councils web site here

General (Dark Blue)

Recycling (Pink sack)

Garden (Green)


All bins should be put out before 6:30am on day of collection.

Bins must be Kerb side with handles facing the road, and bags must be put on the pavement by the door.

*Any changes in schedule over Christmas or bank holidays can be found by accessing the information in the link above.

Fly Tipping

​Fly Tipping is where by rubbish is disposed of outside of its designated spot or in an incorrect way, Fly tipping is illegal and prosecutable.  

If you see any fly tipping or litter than isn't being responsibly disposed of then please report this to the local authority below:

 Report Litter

We all have a responsibility to keep our neighbourhoods clean, tidy and free from pests that carry diseases, there is a clause within the tenancy contract to store and dispose of waste inline with government law and in a tenant like manor. Any breaches in compliance could result in a section 8 notice and eviction from the premises.

Rob Mason

Managing Director

RJL Property Group