Please help keep the Borough clean by keeping your refuse on
your property until the day of collection.
Domestic Properties are provided with weekly
refuse collections. If you need help putting your rubbish out
for collection, ring 01229 876487 so that we can add you to our
Fortnightly recycling collections are made (green sacks
for paper, recycling boxes for tins, glass, and brown bins for
Special Collections of Bulky Household Items
Special Collections of large household
are normally made weekly on request. Special
Collections may include Fridges and Freezers
these will normally be collected on Fridays. Sometimes, if
demand is high, they may not be collected until Saturday. N.B.
Other items will not be collected at the same time as a Fridge or
Freezer. Bulky Garden Waste
collection is also
Refuse and Cleansing Queries, Complaints and Reporting:
Requests can also be made in person at Barrow Town Hall
Customer Service Centre, between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. (or ring
the Cleansing Section on 01229 876487)
Assisted Waste Collections
Barrow Borough Council offers assisted waste collections. If
you have difficulty taking your bin to the kerb side, then we can
arrange for the collection crew to pull your bin out and return it
back to its location. If you request to go on the assisted list for
refuse you will automatically be placed on the assisted list for
Special Waste Materials
Asbestos and Plasterboard are designated as special waste
materials and arrangements for their collection can be made by
contacting companies in Yellow Pages.
We do not collect rubble, building waste, bricks, concrete,
batteries, cans of paint or oil.