Waste collections over the Easter holiday period

Published on 20th March 2013

bank holiday collections

Changes to waste and recycling collections over the Easter Bank Holiday will be minimal.

Crews will be working on Good Friday so collections will take place as normal on that day.

No collections will be made on Easter Monday so collections that week will be a day later than usual with crews working on Saturday 6 April to complete the catch-up. All collections will be back to normal from week commencing Monday 8 April.

For full details of revised collections, please see the table below:

Normal collection day  

Revised collection day

Friday 29 March (Good Friday)  No change – normal collection day
Monday 1 April (Easter Monday) Tuesday 2 April
Tuesday 2 April  Wednesday 3 April
Wednesday 3 April  Thursday 4 April
Thursday 4 April  Friday 5 April
Friday 5 April Saturday 6 April
Monday 8 April  Normal collections resume
Please note that in some areas refuse and recycling collections take place as early as 7am so please have all bins and/or recycling boxes and food caddies presented.

Bin collection dates are available on-line or by contacting the customer services team on 01242 262626.

Easter cardboard and foil recycling

Please help us to reduce the amount of waste going to landfill by recycling as much as possible this Easter. With all those yummy Easter eggs we receive don’t forget to recycle the foil and the cardboard packaging.

• Read our information about recycling cardboard and foil on our website.

Easter opening hours for the recycling centre on the Swindon Road:

The Swindon Road Recycling Centre will also open for most of the holiday period with just Good Friday and Easter Monday affected. The opening hours will be:

- Good Friday - 9am to 1pm (bank holiday hours)
- Easter Saturday – 7.30am to 4pm
- Easter Sunday – 9am to 1pm
- Easter Monday - 9am to 1pm (bank holiday hours) 

For press enquiries contact: Kelly Carter, communications officer, telephone 01242 264154, email kelly.carter@www.cheltenham.gov.uk