Changes to Christmas waste and recycling collections

PR2082/JD/MF - 14/12/2016



All waste and recycling collections will be one day later than usual from Monday 26 December until Saturday 7 January 2017. Collections return to normal from Monday 9th January.

Residents can access personalised information about their collection day, and if they are due a blue lidded recycling collection or a grey lidded waste collection, by entering their postcode at


The festive bin collection changes are as follows:-

Due collection date    New collection date              
Monday 26 Dec  Tuesday 27 Dec (Bank Holiday) 
Tuesday 27 Dec Wednesday 28 Dec
Wednesday 28 Dec Thursday 29 Dec 
Thursday 29 Dec Friday 30 Dec
Friday 30 Dec Saturday 31 Dec
Monday 2 Jan 2017 Tuesday 3 Jan 2017
Tuesday 3 Jan 2017 Wednesday 4 Jan 2017 
Wednesday 4 Jan 2017 Thursday 5 Jan 2017
Thursday 5 Jan 2017  Friday 6 Jan 2017
Friday 6 Jan 2017  Saturday 7 Jan 2017 

There will be no garden waste collections between Monday 26 December and Friday 6 January 2017.

Residents with a real Christmas tree can recycle it in their garden waste bin as long as the lid can be closed firmly. Alternatively, the Council provides lots of sites where residents can drop off a tree for recycling. To see the details of dates and locations, go to Sites are open between Friday 30 December and Friday 13 January 2017.

For more information about Christmas waste and recycling collections visit, email or call 01444 477440.