Let's Mix it Up!

Residents in the Derry area with large garden waste bins must now also recycle food waste in their big brown wheelie bin. Food waste must continue to be bagged in compostable liners and should go out on the normal garden waste collection day. Our teams will be notifying all affected households. Areas without garden waste bins should continue to recycle food waste using their caddies.

DS Recycles App Coming Soon!

Derry city and Strabane District Council will be launching a Recycling App on Monday 20th September 2021. The app will be available to download for free on Apple App store and Google Play. 

RIA the chatbot Launching Soon!

DCSDC’s  Chatbot RIA (Recycling Information Assistant) will be launching soon and available on the

RIA will assist you with any of your waste and recycling queries and will be available 24/7. For more information visit: www,

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As a Fairtrade City and District, Derry City and Strabane District Council are committed to promoting and using products with the Fairtrade Mark. Many activities take place throughout the year. Help us by organising your own activity or become part of the district’s Fairtrade Steering Group.