Christmas 2022 bin collections

When to put your bins out over Christmas and the New Year and what to recycle.

 

Christmas and New Year bin collections

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

For Christmas week (20 to 23 December) we will be collecting your green-lidded recycling bin and brown food waste caddy.  All collections will take place on your normal day.

We will not be collecting any bins in the week following Christmas (27 to 30 December).

Your collections will then return to normal from Tuesday 3 January 2023 when we will be collecting your grey-lidded waste bin and brown food waste caddy.

Extra recycling

If you have extra recycling, you can leave it beside your green-lidded bin bin for collection. Green-lidded bins will be collected in the week starting on Monday 9 January.

Please put your recycling in white or clear bags, or cardboard boxes. We cannot collect any recycling if it is in black bags.

Collection days 20 December to 23 December

We will be collecting your green-lidded recycling bin and brown food waste caddy. 

Your bins will be collected on your normal collection day.

Collection days 27 to 30 December

Normal collection day: Tuesday 27 December
No collection

Normal collection day: Wednesday 28 December
No collection

Normal collection day: Thursday 29 December
No collection

Normal collection day: Friday 30 December
No collection
 

Collection days 3 to 6 January

We will be collecting your grey-lidded waste bin and brown food waste caddy.

Your bins will be collected on your normal collection day.

 


What to recycle at Christmas

From wrapping paper, empty boxes and potato peelings to electrical items and clothes - find out what you can recycle.

We've put together a quick guide to recycling at Christmas to help you find out how to dispose of all that festive paper, cards and packaging.

You can also find out what to put in your:

 


2023 Waste and recycling calendar

It's a new year so find out when your green-lidded and grey-lidded bins will be collected. Remember that brown food waste caddies are collected every week. 

2023 waste and recycling calendar (PDF) [170KB]
 

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.