School recycling

Working in partnership with Serco, we provide a range of waste and recycling services in order to meet your requirements.

In addition to general trade waste collection, (residual), we do have collections of recyclable materials, these include;

Paper and Cardboard: - This is stored in a 240 litre blue lidded bin, labelled  appropriately.

Plastic, cans and glass: - This is also stored in a 240 litre blue lid bin, labelled appropriately.

Food Waste: - This can be stored in containers ranging from 23 to 240 litres in size dependent on requirements. The food waste can be placed directly into the appropriate container or in compostable caddy liners. 

Garden Waste: - stored in a 240 litre green lidded bin. It is for for grass clippings, small branches, weeds and other non food organic material. Garden materials should be placed directly in to the container and not in bags, also no packaging materials. There is an annual subscription charge for this service. The current cost is £50.

Visit our commercial trade waste page for further information on costs, etc.

How do I sign up?

Schools can arrange a collection and order a bin/s by contacting our Waste Helpline:

  • Phone: 01629 7611 22
  • Email : waste@derbyshiredales.gov.uk
Recycling & waste services for schools