Request a Bigger Bin

To place a request for a larger bin please refer to the information on this page to ensure you are eligible

Before applying for a larger bin, please ensure you are using all the recycling facilities available to your household.

Your entitlement to the extra capacity will be subject to the completion of a 5-week waste diary and will be reviewed on an annual basis. Please download the 5-week waste diary and complete the request a bigger bin form. 

If you are unable to use this form, please see our contact us for ways of getting in touch

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Upload the 5-week diary document

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30 MB limit per form.


For the purposes of current data protection laws the information you supply the Council as part of your application will be used for the purposes of dealing with your request and retained as per our published corporate data protection privacy policy which can be found on the East Herts District Council Data Protection page (this link opens in a new window).

From time to time this information may be shared with other Council departments and / or outside partners to process your request as effectively as possible. Please confirm you have read the above privacy notice