Christmas 2018 bin collections

When to put your bins out over Christmas 2018 and what to recycle.


Christmas and New Year bin collections

Please be aware that we will not be collecting bins during Christmas week.

Christmas Bin Collections 2018 thumbnailFor the week starting on 1 January, we will be colleting your green bin and food caddy a day later.  Your collections will then return to normal from Tuesday 8 January 2019.

Normal collection dayRevised collection day
Tuesday 1 JanuaryWednesday 2 January
Wednesday 2 JanuaryThursday 3 January
Thursday 3 JanuaryFriday 4 January
Friday 4 JanuarySaturday 5 January

Check your bin collection day


What to recycle at Christmas

Recycling guide thumbnailFrom wrapping paper, empty boxes and potato peelings to electrical items and clothes - find out what you can recycle. Visit our Three Bins Guide for more information on what you can put in your bin or use one of our handy guides.

Can I recycle it?


What to do with your Christmas tree

Once you have packed the decorations away for another year, make sure you recycle your real Christmas tree.

2018 Christmas tree recycling thumbnailWe will be providing skips and refuse vehicles around the district - simply take along your Christmas tree, and other green waste and we'll turn it into compost or chippings.

Check tree recycling dates 


2019 Recycling and waste calendar

2019 Recycling calendar thumbnailIt's a new year so find out when your green and black bins will be collected. Remember that brown food waste caddies are collected every week. 

Recycling and waste calendar

If you subscribe to our garden waste service your collection day may differ from your regular collection day so please check your letter for your collection day and week.