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Recycling, rubbish and waste

Recycling, rubbish and waste

New Recycle banks for small electrical equipment

On 31st July City of York Council, in partnership with Yorwaste, will be installing new recycling banks for recycling small 'Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment' (WEEE) in three key locations. For more information, please visit our latest news page

Service disruption - Thursday 24 July

Due to unforeseen circumstances some streets, mainly in the Holgate area, did not have their waste collected as scheduled. If you have been affected by this please leave your recycling out as crews will be returning to collect your waste today. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this may have caused you’

UPDATE: Affected streets in Haxby including South Lane and Abelton Grove will have their missed recycling collected on Monday. Please re present your boxes for collection before 7am. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause

Key Services:


Household waste collectionHousehold waste

Refuse, recycling and garden waste collections, what we collect and when, special and assisted collection services and home collections of clinical waste

Household waste recycling centreHousehold waste recycling sites

The two household waste recycling centres in York - where they are, the facilities on offer for recycling and disposal of waste and when they are open

RecyclingReduce, reuse and recycle

Tips on reducing waste. List of charity shops in York. Advice on what you can and can’t recycle, recycling in school and a helpful recycling A-Z

Commercial waste binCommercial waste

Find out more about commercial waste and recycling in York


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