Waste and recycling

Waste services in winter

Severe winter weather can sometimes cause disruptions to our household waste and recycling collections.

Bad weather can also affect the opening times of our household waste recycling centres:

These are normally open every day, except:

  • Christmas Day
  • Boxing Day
  • New Year’s Day

Waste collections in severe weather

If we're unable to collect your waste due to severe winter weather, we'll:

  • collect your waste on your next scheduled waste or recycling collection day
  • make allowances for extra waste at your next collection

Our waste collection updates page shows details of any known service issues and missed collections.

If we've been unable to collect your waste, you can also:

Also see

Waste, Highways and Environmental Services

Telephone: 01904 551551