Which bin is which? – Woking

If you live in a house you can identify the purpose of your bins here. You may notice differences in garden waste bin colours as new bins are phased in when old ones need replacing.

If you live in a flat your bins may be different. More details can be found on our collections from flats page.

Recycling bins

These bins are for recycling only.


Blue lid and black body
The colour of new and existing bins are the same



Garden waste bins

These bins are available to garden waste collection subscribers, for garden waste only.


Brown lid and black body
New bin colours that are being phased in


Green lid and body
Existing garden waste bins


Rubbish bins

These bins are for rubbish that can’t be recycled.


Black lid and black body
The colour of new and existing bins are the same



Green outdoor food waste bin

The outdoor food waste bin has food waste collected from it. A smaller silver indoor kitchen caddy accompanies the outside bin to collect food waste in your home, which can then be emptied into the outdoor caddy regularly. The colour of new and existing bins are the same.