A reminder to please ensure that you have the correct size black wheelie bin at your HMO property. Below is a table showing the size bin that you should have depending on how many tenants you have.
|Number of bedrooms in HMO||Size of refuse bin needed||Size of recycling bin needed|
|3||180 litres||240 litres|
|4 to 5||240 litres||240 litres|
|6 to 7||360 litres||360 litres|
|8 to 10||360 litres and a 140 litres||360 litres|
|11 to 12||360 litres and a 240 litres||360 litres and a 240 litres|
|More than 12||2 x 360 litres||2 x 360 litres|
If you do not have the correct sized bin, or for further information please email [email protected].
Food Waste Collection update
Portsmouth City Council will be trialling food waste collections in 5 areas of Portsmouth for a 6 month trial. The trials are due to start mid-September. Information will be available soon on the council website, including the roads involved. Residents will receive a letter notifying them of the trial before the food waste caddies and information packs are delivered.