General Waste

General waste

Service features:

  • Bins available in a range of sizes
  • Charges based on bin size
  • Bins collected fortnightly
  • We provide adhoc collections of excess waste (this needs to be booked prior to collection day and charges will be applied)
  • Flexibility to amend your contract at any time.


Capacity 240 litres

  • Width 0.58 metres
  • Height 1.1 metres
  • Depth 0.75 metres
  • 4 – 6 bags

Capacity 660 litres

  • Width 1.35 metres
  • Height 1.2 metres
  • Depth 0.77 metres
  • 12 – 14 bags

Capacity 1,100 litres

  • Width 0.58 metres
  • Height 1.4 metres
  • Depth 1.09 metres
  • 22 – 24 bags

We can collect most types of general waste, including:

Yes please

  • Food waste
  • Garden waste
  • Polystyrene
  • Black plastic
  • Plastic film/wrapping
  • Any waste that cannot be recycled.

No thank you

  • Soil and rubble
  • Building waste
  • Liquids
  • Chemicals
  • Hazardous waste
  • Paint cans
  • Wood.

Here’s our Handy guide [PDF, 440Kb] to help understand what can go in the general waste bin. Download and share with your employees.

What happens to your waste once collected?

Check out our End Destination page.

Additional information

Sign up for our commercial waste collection

Direct debit

If you wish to pay by Direct Debit, please print and complete the Direct Debit Mandate form and return the paper copy to us at Waste Management, North Lincolnshire Council Depot, Cottage Beck Road, Scunthorpe, DN16 1TS.

Please note, we cannot accept a copy of the form via email.

If you need further advice, send us an email or pick up the phone and speak to one of our commercial waste advisors who will be happy to help.



01724 297848