There will be no change to rubbish and recycling collection days following the bank holidays in May.

Rubbish and recycling collections scheduled for Mondays in May will continue to be collected on Monday 1 May, 8 May, and 29 May. You can also check your bin collection dates on our website:

Please put your rubbish and recycling out ready for collection by 7am.

If you are registered for the Green Waste Club, your garden waste collections will also continue throughout this time.

To check that you are recycling right, please visit our recycling Remember you can only put these in your green bin:

  • paper
  • cardboard
  • plastic bottles
  • tins and cans
  • aerosols

If your bin has not been collected, please leave it out and report it. The council aims to resolve a missed collection within two days.

Anyone who experiences an issue with waste and recycling collections should report it on or contact the council’s recycling and rubbish team using or 023 9284 1105. Missed bin collections can also be reported via the council’s mobile app ‘My Portsmouth’, available on Android and iOS phones. Simply search ‘My Portsmouth’ on your mobile phone’s app store.