Waste and recycling this Christmas

Written 17/12/12

Your kerbside waste and recycling collections will change over Christmas and New Year. All waste and recycling collection days will change as there will be no collections taking place at all on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.

Please note there will be no garden waste collections between 24 December and 7 January. Services will re-start from 8 January. Please check your collection calendar, check online at www.wiltshire.gov.uk or call the council on 0300 456 0102 for information about how this affects your collections.

Please remember to put your bin out by 7.00am on your scheduled collection day and make sure all your waste is put in your bin with the lid closed.

No garden waste collections over Christmas Garden waste collections will be suspended between 24 December 2012 and 7 January 2013, inclusive. Collections will start again on the 8 January. Please check your collection calendar or check online at www.wiltshire.gov.uk for more information. If you have a real Christmas tree you can put alongside your garden waste bin for collection on your collection day from 7 January. Christmas trees will be collected throughout January only. Alternatively you can take your real Christmas trees to any of Wiltshire's 11 household recycling centres for recycling. To find your nearest recycling centre please visit www.recycleforwiltshire.com

Household recycling centre Christmas opening All Household Recycling Centres are closed from 1pm Christmas Eve, and all day Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day. At all other times the recycling centres are open during normal winter opening times. For information on your local household recycling centres, including locations and opening times, visit www.recycleforwiltshire.com

Tips for a green Christmas

With all that extra waste produced over Christmas it is the season to recycle! This year it is even easier to do your bit by recycling more using the kerbside recycling collection service.

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