Christmas & New Year Collections

Please find below information regarding waste collections during the Christmas and New Year period.

Collections will continue throughout the festive period but collection days will be changing for a few weeks.  Residents can view their collection days via the online calendar at

All properties will be receiving a hanger on their bin in early December .

Normal Collection Change to
Monday 24 December Saturday 22 December
Tuesday 25 December Monday 24 December
Wednesday 26 December Thursday 27 December
Thursday 27 December Friday 28 December
Friday 28 December Saturday 29 December
Monday 31 December Monday 31 December
Tuesday 1 January Wednesday 2 January
Wednesday 2 January Thursday 3 January
Thursday 3 January Friday 4 January
Friday 4 January Saturday 5 January


A complete list of materials that can be recycled can be found at

Real Christmas trees can be put alongside the green bin for composting in January.  If it’s taller than the bin please the tree will have to be chop down to the right size.

The Household Recycling Centres accept a range of materials for recycling and are only closed from 1pm Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.  Find out more at


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