Household recycling and waste

Information about household recycling and waste in Guildford.

Bin collection days

Find out what day your bin will be collected.

Changes to bin collection days over Christmas and New Year

Your recycling and rubbish collection days will change during the festive period.

Christmas tree recycling

Remember to recycle your Christmas tree at sites around the borough.

Report a missed bin collection

Report a missed bin collection

What goes in my bins?

Find out what you can put in your bins.

Recycling my food waste

Find out what you can and can't put in your food recycle bin.

Recycling sites - including Slyfield

There are a number of recycling sites within Guildford Borough. Check which recycling site is closest and what materials can be recycled at each recycling site.

Getting rid of waste - what you need to check

Make sure you use a registered waste carrier if you are disposing of household, garden or construction waste.

Bulky waste collections

Guildford Borough Council is now working in partnership with the Surrey Reuse Network to collect bulky waste from domestic properties within the Borough.

A-Z - Recycling Directory

Use our helpful Recycling Locator to check specific items.

Recycling your textiles from home

You can recycle your clothes and textiles using our kerbside collection service. Alternatively, you can also take textiles and shoes to Community Recycling Centres.