Service Update: Due to a road closure on Bromyard Road, we have been unable to collect black refuse sacks from some properties in Vine Lane, Sutton and neighbouring roads. We will update this website with a rectification date as soon as confirmed. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused. 


Due to road closures in the Harpley area of Clifton Upon Teme, we have been unable to complete collections from some properties on a sack collection on Monday 10th May. Unfortunately, due to further vehicle complications, we will be unable to complete these collections until Tuesday 17th May. We can only apologise profusely for this severe delay in collections and we will take any waste presented. 


Due to unforeseen circumstances, refuse collections in the Willow Road area of Martley will be taking place on Tuesday 11th May. This will be a permanent change and residents will be written to in due course. Apologies for any inconvenience caused. 


We are currently undergoing this year's black and cherry sack delivery schedule for those residents on a sack collection. These will be completed by 30th June. If you have not received your sacks by this date, please contact us. 


In Lockdown #1, we did agree to collect some additional general waste whilst the Household Recycling Centres (HRC's) were closed. However, as the HRC's are not closing on this occasion, our zero side waste policy for general waste remains in place. We will, as always, continue to collect additional recycling, if presented.


Please note:

1 - Households who use a wheelie bin or share the use of a communal bin are not entitled to free-issue refuse or recycling sacks.

2 - For those households entitled to sacks our annual delivery of sacks takes place in May/June.

3 - We no longer empty non-MHDC wheelie bins.

With the ever-changing situation relating to Covid-19, there is a potential that refuse and recycling collections will be affected.

We will update this page accordingly and use our social media accounts. You can also sign up to our e-recycling newsletter.

Disposal of waste for people/households with symptoms of coronavirus

Please put used tissues and disposable cleaning cloths in rubbish bags. Then put the bag into a second bag and tie it securely. Store it for three days before putting it in your black bin.

If you are on a sack collection follow the same process and store bags separately from bags of standard household waste for three days. They can then be put out for collection together on your usual collection day.

You can dispose of other household waste as normal.

Household Recycling Centres 

Worcestershire County Council's Household Recycling Centres are open but with restrictions in place and social distancing measures. Read more about visiting a Household Recycling Centre during the coronavirus pandemic.

In this section you will find the following information: