Household recycling and rubbish

Collections will be up to 3 days later than usual between 25 December and 12 January. Download your personalised collection calendar or see the list of changes below.

Check your collection days or download a calendar

Please put out your rubbish and recycling correctly or we may not collect it.


Christmas and New Year changes 2018/19

Recycling, rubbish and garden waste collections will change as follows, unless you live in a flat above a shop, in which case please put your bags out as normal.

Your usual collection dayYour revised collection day
Tuesday 25 December 2018Thursday 27 December 2018
Wednesday 26 DecemberFriday 28 December
Thursday 27 DecemberSaturday 29 December
Friday 28 DecemberMonday 31 December
Monday 31 DecemberWednesday 2 January 2019
Tuesday 1 January 2019Thursday 3 January
Wednesday 2 JanuaryFriday 4 January
Thursday 3 JanuarySaturday 5 January
Friday 4 JanuaryMonday 7 January
Monday 7 JanuaryTuesday 8 January
Tuesday 8 JanuaryWednesday 9 January
Wednesday 9 JanuaryThursday 10 January
Thursday 10 JanuaryFriday 11 January
Friday 11 JanuarySaturday 12 January

Your collections will return to normal from Monday 14 January 2019


Garden waste calendar

If you subscribe to the garden waste collection service you can find your next collection day using the link above.

You may also like to print the Garden Waste Collection Calendar 2018-19 and keep it somewhere handy. To find out whether you are on the "white" or "yellow" collection week, look up your next collection day using the link at the top of this page.


Time-banded collections

On some streets there are time-banded collections, which means you can only put out your recycling and rubbish at certain times of day.