Bin Specifications

In line with the Council's Bin Charging Policy, all wheeled bins must meet a minimum design specification in order to ensure that they are compatible with the lifting equipment on the Council's refuse collection vehicles.

The minimum design specifications are as follows:

140 Litre Bin Specification

Colour

Anthracite Grey (RAL 7016) - Household Waste        

Brown (RAL 8024) - Recyclable Materials

Width mm 505 max
Depth mm 555 max
Height mm 1100 max
Nominal Volume lt 140+6/-12
Payload kg 56
Wheel (diameter) mm

200

Body Plastic
Requirement EN 840 Approved

 

240 Litre Bin Specification

Colour

Anthracite Grey (RAL 7016) - Household Waste

Brown (RAL 8024) - Recyclable Materials

Green (No RAL) - Garden Waste

Width mm 580+/-5
Depth mm 740 max
Height mm 1100 max
Nominal Volume lt 240+15/-5
Payload kg 96
Wheel (diameter) mm 200
Body Plastic
Requirement EN 840 Approved

 

1100 Litre Bin Specification

Colour

Black (PO 1034) - Household Waste

Brown (PO 1077) - Recyclable Materials

Width mm 1250
Depth mm 980
Height mm 1370
Volume lt 1100
Lid Type

Trade - Household Waste

Flap - Recyclable Materials

Lid Colour

Black - Household Waste

Black with Brown Flap - Recyclable Materials

Lid Lock

Standard - Household Waste

New Forest - Recyclable Materials

Casters

Standard 200 - Household Waste

C/L 200 - Recyclable Materials

Drain Plug Standard
Body Metal
Requirement EN 840 Approved