New waste collection days

For later collection days please consult the calendar in the centre of the recycling and waste collection booklet delivered by the council or visit the Cardiff Council website.

Adamsdown - Thursdays

The start of the new collections are -

Black bin/Black bag dates: 22 Sept, 6 Oct
Green bin/Bio-bag dates: 15 Sept, 29 Sept

Butetown - Tuesdays

Reduce your ecological footprint

Green footprint

Ecological footprints are a way of working out how much of an impact on the environment we make. How people live their lives affects the amount of resources they use and the levels of pollution that create.

Here are some things you can do to reduce your footprint:

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Protestors dressed in recyclable rubbish with a mound of recyclable waste

Say no to Plastic Bags!

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Throwing things away is a waste of the resources and energy that have been used to make the product.

If we reduce, reuse and recycle instead of throwing things away, fewer new materials need to be quarried, mined or grown to make new things.

Garden waste can be composted reducing your waste by up to 40 percent.

Waste past actions

Three group members picking up rubish on a beach

Group members cleaning up Ogmore beach

Ask for EU recycling targets

James Maiden, handing Councillor Simon Wakefield a bottle at City Hall

Cardiff Friends of the Earth Coordinator, James Maiden, handing Chair of the Environmental Scrutiny Committee, Simon Wakefield, a Message in a Bottle. Photo: Lyndsay Maiden.

This action is now closed. Thank you to everyone who took part.

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