All you need to know about bins over Christmas : SODC Information about waste collections

  • Usual collection day is Thursday
  • Next green collection (recycling) plus food is 24 December
  • Next grey collection (rubbish) plus food is Monday 4 January 2016

Changes to the schedule for the following weeks are as follows:

Thursday 31 December‘s collection will be on Monday 4 January – Grey bin and food bin

Thursday 7 January‘s collection will be on Saturday 9 January*  – Green bin and food bin (no garden waste) * Please note that Saturday collections will start from 6am, an hour earlier than usual, so remember to put your bins out the night before.

Thursday 14 January‘s collection will be on Friday 15 January – Grey bin and food bin

Thursday 21 January (back to normal) – Green bin, food bin and Garden waste plus real Christmas trees just put it out next to your brown bin.  Please don’t put it in the bin as it’s tricky for the crews to get out.

Note: If you’re not a garden waste customer, you can drop your tree off at one of at designated locations around the district for composting.  Visit our Christmas trees page for your nearest location.

A full guide of what to put in what bin over the Christmas period can be found on the council’s site: