With the festive season fast-approaching, it’s not just food, family and presents you need to think about, but your rubbish collection too. There will be no household waste/recycling collections on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, or New Year’s Day.
Below are details of the alternative collection days. You can find more information, or contact the council with any queries here.
|If your normal collection should be on:||Your collection date will 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|
All the new collection days are below. More information, as well as opening times for the Household Recycling Centre, can be found here.
|Usual collection day||Revised collection day|
|Monday 24 December||No change|
|Tuesday 25 December||Thursday 27 December|
|Wednesday 26 December||Friday 28 December|
|Thursday 27 December||Saturday 29 December|
|Friday 28 December||Monday 31 December|
|Monday 31 December||Wednesday 2 January|
|Tuesday 1 January||Thursday 3 January|
|Wednesday 2 January||Friday 4 January|
|Thursday 3 January||Saturday 5 January|
|Friday 4 January||Monday 7 January|
|Monday 7 January||Tuesday 8 January|
|Tuesday 8 January||Wednesday 9 January|
|Wednesday 9 January||Thursday 10 January|
|Thursday 10 January||Friday 11 January|
|Friday 11 January||Saturday 12 January|
|Monday 14 January||No change|
You can check your new bin collection days here. You will need to enter your postcode, to find out when your new collection days will be.
Remember: Most wrapping paper is not recyclable. For an eco-friendly alternative, why not try brown parcel paper? It’s cheap, recyclable, and can be decorated and customised to your heart’s content.
Why not check out YouTube for some creative inspiration?
Oh, Christmas Tree…
Dorset disability charity, Diverse Abilities, is running a Christmas “tree-cycling” collection service from 5 to 7 January 2019. For a £5 donation you can have your tree collected – all while supporting a fantastic charity. You can sign up for this here.