Bins and recycling news

Garden waste collections start up

Published on 26th February 2019

Garden waste collections in Sandwell are getting under way this week in time for spring gardening – and will run through to the autumn.

Fly-tipping fines hit 100

Published on 9th November 2018

More than 100 fly-tippers have been issued with maximum £400 fines in Sandwell over the past 18 months as the council battles to fight the illegal dumping of rubbish across the borough.

Recycling Right campaign launches

Published on 26th September 2018

A special “Recycle Right” campaign has been launched in Sandwell tying in with this year’s national Recycle Week (24-30 September).

Launch of new litter project

New project to help tackle litter

Published on 17th September 2018

A new community volunteer project has been launched to help tackle litter in Sandwell.

Evie with Sandwell Mayor, Joy Edis

Evie says littering is rubbish!

Published on 25th July 2018

For six-year-old Sandwell schoolgirl Evie, there is no doubt littering is rubbish!

Score one for recycling this World Cup season

Published on 15th June 2018

Sandwell Council is urging football fans to give recycling a boost during the upcoming World Cup which kicked off this week in Russia.

Hugh success for cleanup campaign

Published on 9th October 2017

More than 1,300 Sandwell volunteers worked on the Big Spring Clean Campaign to collect a staggering amount of rubbish from sites across the borough.

Big Spring Clean in Sandwell praises volunteers

Published on 2nd June 2017

The Big Spring Clean in Sandwell is in full swing all thanks to keen volunteers wanting to make a difference to their local areas.

Warren Close grot spot cleaned up

Published on 27th October 2016

A special 'grot spot' cash grant was used to fence and gate a problem site at Tipton which was used by nuisance drinkers, drug users and fly-tippers.

Big Spring Clean reaches 100 places in 10th year

Published on 19th July 2016

Sandwell’s highly-successful Big Spring Clean campaign is celebrating its 10th year in spectacular style – with more than 1,500 local volunteers coming forward to help out.

Sign up for free bin text alerts

Published on 18th July 2016

Sandwell residents can sign up for free text alerts about recycling, garden waste and household bin collections provided by Sandwell Council.

Big spring clean results are in

Published on 2nd November 2015

This has been another successful year from Sandwell’s Big Spring Clean which has been running for nine years.

Slim your bin challenge success

Published on 26th June 2015

National Recycling Week was a big success at New Square, West Bromwich on Thursday 25 June.