Christmas and New Year bin collection day changes
Your recycling and waste collection day will change over the Christmas and New Year bank holiday, some collections will be earlier or later, changes start from Saturday 23 December 2023, please make sure you check your revised collection day before presenting your containers for their scheduled collection.
Don't forget the Household Recycling Centres will also be closed on Christmas Day, New Years Day and Boxing Day.
|Normal day||Revised collection day|
|Monday 25 December 2023||Saturday 23 December 2023 (earlier collection)|
|Tuesday 26 December 2023||Wednesday 27 December 2023 (later collection)|
|Wednesday 27 December 2023||Thursday 28 December 2023 (later collection)|
|Thursday 28 December 2023||Friday 29 December 2023 (later collection)|
|Friday 29 December 2023||Saturday 30 December 2023 (later collection)|
|Monday 1 January 2024||Tuesday 2 January 2024 (later collection)|
|Tuesday 2 January 2024||Wednesday 3 January 2024 (later collection)|
|Wednesday 3 January 2024||Thursday 4 January 2024 (later collection)|
|Thursday 4 January 2024||Friday 5 January 2024 (later collection)|
|Friday 5 January 2024||Saturday 6 January 2024 (later collection)|
Please note: collection days return to normal Monday 8 January 2024.
Tips for your recycling collection
- Large card cannot fit in the back of the collection vehicles, so if you can please try to break this down to the size of the wheelie bin and secure underneath your blue bag.
- Food waste - there is still 31% of food waste in the boroughs red top bins. If you don't have a caddy, please complete the online form to order one for free, remember food waste is collected every week.
- Food is one of our most precious resources, so we urge residents to buy what you need and eat what you buy, and to donate, compost or recycle what you can't use up. For more information and some top tips on reducing your food waste please visit the Love Food Hate Waste website.
- Don't forget the Household Recycling Centres (HRCs) are closed Christmas Day, Boxing day and New years day. Please visit our webpage for more information about visiting the HRCs, including tips on how to pack your boot and take a look at the live queue camera.
- If your bins were presented for 7am on your scheduled collection day on the footpath nearest the edge of your property, or if we have an agreement to collect these from your property, and they have been missed, please let us know and complete our online form to report a missed bin collection.
- Collection day reminders - why not sign up for our free weekly email reminder, you will receive an email the day before your scheduled collection to remind you what containers to present the following day for 7am.
Last updated: 20/11/2023 12:34