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Text alerts for recycling and waste services

How to receive text and email alerts about recycling and waste services

Sign up for free message alerts via text or email direct to your mobile phone about the range of services that are provided by Sandwell Council about recycling, garden waste and household waste (refuse) collections in Sandwell.

Text alerts

To sign up for free text alerts for:

  • Disruption to service due to poor weather conditions
  • Bank Holiday collection alerts
  • Other useful information

Just text your post code to 07860 019200.   You can opt out at any time by replying STOP to a text alert.

Email alerts

Sign up for Sandwell's free email update service, for information on bins and recycling, and other services of your choice. 

The Data Protection Act

In order to provide services to you, we need to record your details which you have the right to see and check. Information may be shared with other organisations we work with to provide services to you. We will process and safeguard your details in accordance to the Data Protection Act. Information may also be used in connection with the prevention and detection of crime and fraud.

Terms and Conditions

Disclaimer for bin, refuse and recycling collection alerts

The information for bin, refuse and recycling collection alerts is generated by Sandwell Council. 

Whilst the Council uses all reasonable efforts to include and update information, it makes no representations with regard to the accuracy of the information. You should check any information that you receive before acting or relying upon it. 

You assume full responsibility for using the information supplied to you and agree that  neither the Council nor its employees will be liable for any loss, damage or inconvenience arising from the use of the information received from this service.