If your household needs additional rubbish capacity, you can apply to be assessed to receive a second rubbish bin. Before you apply Before considering an additional rubbish bin you will need to: already have a large rubbish bin (360 litres) demonstrate that you are recycling as much as possible tell us if you have any waste related to a medical condition or your family situation tell us the number of people in the household and any other details that may be relevant to the request Apply for a second bin To apply to get a second rubbish bin, please make a request. Request a second rubbish bin We will review your request and contact you to let you know the outcome within 7 working days. If you are approved for a second bin, there will be a charge of £15. Emptying second bins A second bin will only be emptied where it has been applied for and approved. We review this arrangement every 2 years.