Information about Recycle+
What is it?
Recycle+ is our improved recycling collection service, making it
easier for households to recycle more materials at the
kerbside, more often.
The households on the new service will have
received the following:
Food waste and garden waste will continue to be collected in the
The explanation leaflet for Recycle+ and the Recycling
Guide are available to download at the bottom of this
How does Recycle+ work?
All recycling (including plastics) will be collected weekly
with the exception of garden waste, which will change to
a collection every other week in line with refuse
You can see our Recycling Guide to see what goes in
each container, or download the Guide at the bottom of
Why is the service changing?
The introduction of Recycle+ is part of our drive to increase
recycling in Neath Port Talbot. Throwing rubbish away in landfill
is not only expensive; it is bad for our local environment too.
We hope the new service will encourage people to recycle even
more, as we have made it easier to use and are
offering collection of a wider range of materials from the
The Welsh Government has set out a requirement for all Councils
in Wales to increase their recycling rate year on year, with a 58%
recycling rate having to be achieved by 2016 and 64% by 2019/20.
Strict fines will be imposed on local authorities if the targets
What areas will have the Recycle+ service?
The rollout of Recycle+ will take place across the whole of
Neath Port Talbot, but will not cover every street
to begin with.
Residents will be informed that they are switching to the new
service by letter when their new equipment is
How do I order recycling equipment?
You can order recycling equipment online.