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Refuse and recycling collections – 6 January 2012

Archived press release

Date Published: 06/01/12

Refuse collections

Refuse collections

Update on refuse and recycling collections scheduled for today.

We are confident that all refuse will be collected by the end of the day.

However, some areas may not receive a recycling collection due to the sheer volume of materials to be collected.

If we missed your collection please leave your recycling out from 6.30am on Saturday 7 January and we will collect it during the day.

Services may continue to be affected for the remainder of this week. If your refuse or recycling is not collected please leave it out so that it can be collected as soon as we are able.

The reason we changed the Christmas bin collection regime was to shorten the catch-up period, which saves the council taxpayer a lot of money because it reduces the amount we spend on Saturday overtime payments.

For details of changes to refuse and recycling collections why not sign up for our free text alert service?

You can also download our free refuse and recycling collections app to your smartphone.

If you are unsure of when your refuse and recycling collections are please see the link below.

Any changes to this information will be posted on the website.

We apologise for the inconvenience caused.

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