Important ID requirements for local elections on 3 May 2018

Anyone who lives and votes in the Borough of Swindon will be required to bring their poll card as a form of ID to vote in the local elections on 3 May 2018.

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Find out about household recycling

Recyclable materials are collected fortnightly. You should place them in the recycling bins provided by the Council in readiness for collection. The following mixed items can be included in the bins:

  • Mixed paper and card (no bigger than the recycling box lid).
  • Glass (not broken glass please).
  • Food and drink cans (clean).
  • Foil (clean only).
  • Aerosols.
  • Mixed Textiles and Clothes (placed in a plastic bag inside the box).

Tetra Paks (the type of carton often used for fruit juice, etc.) should not be included in your recycling bins. They should be added to your normal waste.

Your recycling bins must be placed at the nearest point of your property to the Highway by 6.30am on your day of collection. We will not collect recycling if it does not meet the requirements stated above. If that is the case, we will place a sticker on the bin explaining the reason. If your recycling bins have not been collected for any other reason please let us know.

Check your refuse and recycling collection days

Extra recycling bins may be purchased; see the Order recycling bins page

Last updated: 11 July 2017. Was this information helpful?

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