Christmas bin collections

Below are the changes that will occur to your collection days during the festive period.

Please make a note of the changes to your bin collections during the festive season. Stickers will be put on your Blue Bins from 30th November.

Normal collection Changed to
Friday 25th December Tuesday 29th December
Monday 28th December Wednesday 30th December
Tuesday 29th December Thursday 31st December
Wednesday 30th December Saturday 2nd January
Thursday 31st December Monday 4th January
Friday 1st January Tuesday 5th January
Monday 4th January Wednesday 6th January
Tuesday 5th January Thursday 7th January
Wednesday 6th January Friday 8th January
Thursday 7th January Saturday 9th January
Friday 8th January Monday 11th January
Monday 11th January Tuesday 12th January 
Tuesday 12th January Wednesday 13th January
Wednesday 13th January Thursday 14th January
Thursday 14th January Friday 15th January
Friday 15th January Saturday 16th January

Normal collections resume on Monday 18 January 2021. Please ensure your bin is out by 6am on the morning of collection, ensuring all refuse is placed in the bin with the lid closed.

What can go in your Blue Bin

Right Waste, Right Bin, Bin Smart!

Only the following items can go into your Recycling Bin. Please remember your recyclable material should be clean, dry, empty and loose. Please do not put your recyclable items in plastic carrier bags.


  • Newspapers
  • Envelopes
  • Magazines & catalogues
  • Junk mail

Tins and cans

  • Food tins
  • Drinks cans
  • Aerosol cans


  • Cereal boxes
  • Egg boxes
  • Cardboard tubes


  • Drinks bottles (eg pop, squash, milk)
  • Shower gel and shampoo bottles
  • Cleaning product bottles
  • Yoghurt pots
  • Margarine tubs

* Please take of lids and put them in your general waste bin.

Last Updated on Monday, November 9, 2020