PO Box 10, Oxford, OX1 1EN
Tel 01865 249811
As recycling and refuse collections alternate weekly, Oxford is divided into two zones:
Your recycling or refuse collection day will depend upon what zone you live in.
Use your street name OR postcode in the search bar below to find out which zone and collection day relates to your property. You can then download the blue or red zone collection calendar below so you know when to present your bins/boxes/bags.
Please note: we are only responsible for collections within the boundary of the city of Oxford i.e. postcodes beginning with OX1, OX2, OX3 or OX4. We do not cover areas outside the boundary such as Botley, Kennington, Kidlington and Horspath.
If you cannot find your recycling collection day using the search above, please email email@example.com and our Recycling team will get back to you.
You can download a copy of your the current recycling calendar below. The calendar shows which waste and recycling bins and boxes should be put out each week.
Recycling and waste colelctions will change for some households over Christmas and New Year, changes are set out below:
|Normal Collection Day||Revised Collection Day|
|Thursday 25 December 2014||Saturday 27 December 2014|
|Friday 26 December 2014||Monday 29 December 2014|
|Tuesday 30 December 2014||No change|
|Wednesday 31 December 2014||No change|
|Thursday 1 January 2015||Friday 2 January 2015|
|Friday 2 January 2015||Saturday 3 January 2015|
Please note: Garden waste (brown bin) collections will be suspended for the Christmas and New Year period from Tuesday 23 December 2014 to Saturday 3 January 2015. Collections will resume as normal from Tuesday 6 January 2015.
For reference only, please use the search bar above for details.
To get free email or text reminders, email or text your collection day to:
|Blue firstname.lastname@example.org||07786 200848|
|Red email@example.com||07786 200424|
You will receive a reminder of what box or bin to put out the night before your collection.
To stop the text reminder service, simply text 'STOP' to 07786 200848 for Blue Calendars or text 'STOP' to 07786 200424 for Red Calendars.
To stop the email reminder service, simply email 'STOP' to firstname.lastname@example.org for Blue Calendars or email 'STOP' to email@example.com for Red Calendars.
We also offer a Textline service where you can text your questions to us and receive a text reply. The text number is: 07786 200440. Texts will cost your normal network tariff.
Missed collections must be reported on the same or next working day after the collection should have taken place. Once reported, the issue will be investigated and you will be informed as soon as possible on the outcome.
Please note that residents in Flats or Shared houses may have different arrangements. Visit our Flats page for more information.
Page last updated 23 April 2014
Waste and Recycling Team
Cowley Marsh Depot