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Refuse, Bins and recycling, Partington

General Information

The bins in Partington are collected on Monday mornings. You must leave the right bin outside your property before the lorries arrive to empty the waste.

You can take your household waste to the tip for recycling and disposal. The nearest household waste disposal sites are:

Stretford:
Chester Road, Stretford. M32 9AU
Telephone: 0161 865 8817
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Altrincham: Woodhouse Lane, off Sinderland Road, Altrincham, WA14 5HQ
Telephone: 0161 928 6995
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If you're not able to get large or bulky items to a tip yourself, you can book a collection from Trafford Refuse Services for a cost of £26 for up to 5 items. However, there are lots of other free ways to get rid of unwanted items such as freecycle, the 'Partington Sale or Swap group' on Facebook, or charitable donations. For a list of suggestions or to book a collection, click here.

What can go in our bins?

In Partington we have 4 bins, a blue, a black, a green and a smaller grey bin. Here's a quick breakdown of what goes where.

  Yes please No thanks
Blue Bin -
Paper and Card

blue bin
  • Paper
  • Newspapers
  • Magazines
  • Pamphlets
  • Catalogues
  • Brochures
  • Telephone directories
  • Envelopes
  • Card/Cardboard
  • Drinks cartons
  • Wrapping paper
  • Greetings cards
  • Paperback and hardback books (plastic covers removed)
  • Food waste
  • Plastic Bags
  • Glass Jars or bottles
  • Food and Drinks Cans
  • Rubbish
  • Garden Waste
  • Polystyrene
  • Wrapping film
Black Bin -
Glass, Can and Plastic bottles


black bin
  • Glass bottles and jars (empty)
  • Food and drinks cans (empty)
  • Aerosol cans (empty and without tops)
  • Aluminium foil and aluminium food trays (clean)
  • Plastic Bottles (empty and without tops)
  • Plastic Food Trays
  • Margarine Tubs
  • Yoghurt Pots
  • Plastic Film
  • Plastic Bags
  • Rubbish and Refuse
  • Garden waste
  • Soil, Stone, Rubble
  • Dog and cat faeces
  • Turf and ash
  • Pet bedding /straw
  • Food waste
Green Bin - Garden and Food waste

Green bin
  • Grass cuttings
  • Cut flowers/plants
  • Twigs and small branches
  • Hedge clippings
  • Leaves and bark
  • Hay and straw
  • Tea bags/leaves and coffee grounds
  • All Food waste
  • Plastic Bags
  • Food Packaging
  • Liquids - milk, cooking oils
  • Glass
  • Food and Drinks Cans
  • Rubbish and Refuse
  • Cardboard
  • Metal
  • Soil, Stone, Rubble
  • Dog and cat faeces
  • Turf and ash
  • Treated wood
Grey Bin - General refuse

grey bin
  • Rubbish for landfill only
  • Plastics that are not plastic bottles
  • All items that should be in other bins
  • Aerosols
  • Glass
  • Plastic bottles (e.g. Water, pop, bleach, milk, shampoo)
  • Clothes and textiles
  • Shoes
  • Gas canisters
  • Asbestos
  • Builders material
  • Electric goods
  • Fluorescent tubes

To see the 2013 collection calendar for Partington, click here.