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Have your say on recycling centres

Hertfordshire County Council wants to hear your views on changes being suggested for Hertfordshire's 17 household waste recycling centres.

Find out more and reponse to the consultation (which closes on 3 August) on the Hertfordshire County Council website.

Important changes to your waste collection service in November

In November we will be introducing a new easier recycling service called Recycle for Dacorum. 
 
Find out more about the changes to your collection service and answers to your frequently asked questions.

Win an iPad mini 16GB in our Billboard Design Competition!

We need your help to design a vehicle billboard to promote the new Recycle for Dacorum waste service. We need brand new designs for our vehicles that will explain the new service or promote recycling in a glance. 

See our  Billboard Competition design pack (PDF 3244KB) for a full design brief, how to enter, rules of entry and a template for your design.

Entries close on Friday 3 October 2014.This competition is sponsored by Dennis Eagle Ltd.

Waste collection calendars

You should have a waste collection calendar for April 2014 to November 2014.

If you do not have a calendar go to our waste collection calendars page to view yours.

Sign up for waste text alerts

Receive up-to-date information about your refuse and recycling collection straight to your mobile phone.

Text 'DBC waste [your house number] [your postcode]' to 60777

Find out more about signing up to the waste text alert service 

Report a missed collection

If your wheeled bins or recycling boxes have not been collected (but were out on the boundary and not contaminated with the wrong items) you can let us know via our online forms.

Report a missed collection for your property

Order a replacement bin or recycling box

If one of your wheeled bins or boxes has gone missing, you can order a replacement from us using our online reporting system.

Request a replacement wheeled bin or recycling box for your property.

If in doubt, leave it out - green wheeled bin contamination

Please only place the correct items in the green wheeled bin. At the moment there is a problem with the amount of plastic ending up in the green bin. Check what can go in your green wheeled bin.  

We are committed to providing a service that you can rely on.

Related links 

Hertfordshire WasteAware 
Recycle Now 
Freegle 

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