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Food waste bin

Last updated on: 16-Oct-2020

1. Overview

Your food waste should be put in your food bin. This is the black bin with the orange lid and it's collected every week.

The food bin has a 23 litre capacity.

You can find out what day your rubbish and recycling is collected on by visiting our Bin collection day checker.

Bank Holidays may affect your collection date, so please view our Bin collection day checker for guidance.

Remember to put your bin out by 7am on your collection day.

Approximately 3,000 tonnes of food waste is collected from Gravesham households each year. This goes to Blaise Farm near Kings Hill to make compost.

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