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Bins and waste collections, food waste bags, garden waste sacks and missed bins

Bins and waste collections - check bin collection days

Christmas bin collections

The day we collect your bin will change over the Christmas and New Year period.

Here are the changes:

2020 Christmas and New Year bin collection changes
Scheduled collection day New collection day
Monday, 21 December Saturday, 19 December
Tuesday, 22 December Monday, 21 December
Wednesday, 23 December Tuesday, 22 December
Thursday, 24 December Wedneday, 23 December
Friday, 25 December Thursday, 24 December
Monday, 28 December Tuesday, 29 December
Tuesday, 29 December Wednesday, 30 December
Wednesday, 30 December Thursday, 31 December
Thursday, 31 December Saturday, 2 January 2021
2021 New Year bin collection changes
Scheduled collection day New collection day
Friday, 1 January Monday, 4 January
Monday, 4 January Tuesday, 5 January
Tuesday, 5 January Wedneday, 6 January
Wedneday, 6 January Thursday, 7 January
Thursday, 7 January Friday, 8 January
Friday, 8 January Saturday, 9 January

You'll be back to your usual collection day from Monday, 11 January 2021.

Garden waste collections suspended over winter

Garden waste collections will be suspended between Monday, 7 December 2020 and Friday, 26 February 2021 inclusively.

All garden waste collections will resume as normal from Monday, 1 March 2021.

Bin collection information

One week we will collect your black lidded rubbish bin, and the following week your recycling waste will be collected. If you receive a food waste collection, this is collected on a weekly basis.

You can search for your street name to get your bin collection day and download your bin collection calendar. 

GOV.UK has advice on the safe disposal of waste during COVID-19 (coronavirus).

Visit GOV.UK for advice

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A-Z of street names

Alternatively, you can view the A-Z of all streets to check your waste collection day.