Waste and recycling collections over Easter time
Published on 24th March 2015
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 up to and including Saturday 11 April to complete the catch-up. All collections will be back to normal from week commencing Monday 13 April.
For full details of revised collections, please see the table below:
|Normal collection day||Revised collection day|
|Friday 3 April (Good Friday)||No change - normal collection|
|Monday 6 April (Easter Monday)||Tuesday 7 April|
|Tuesday 7 April||Wednesday 8 April|
|Wednesday 8 April||Thursday 9 April|
|Thursday 9 April||Friday 10 April|
|Friday 10 April||Saturday 11 April|
|Monday 13 April||Normal collections resume|
Please note that in some areas refuse and recycling collections take place as early as 7am so residents are asked to have all bins and/or recycling boxes and food caddies presented.
Collection dates are available on-line or by contacting the customer services team on 01242 262626.
Easter cardboard and foil recycling
Residents are asked to reduce the amount of waste going to landfill by recycling as much as possible this Easter. With all those tasty Easter eggs, there will be lots of cardboard and foil packaging which can be recycled. Read information about cardboard and foil on the recycling pages.
Easter opening hours for the recycling centre on the Swindon Road:
The Swindon Road recycling centre will be open for most of the holiday period with just Good Friday and Easter Monday affected. The opening hours will be:
Good Friday: 9am – 1pm (bank holiday hours)
Easter Saturday: 7.30am – 4pm
Easter Sunday: 9am – 1pm
Easter Monday: 9am – 1pm (bank holiday hours)
For press enquiries contact: Katie Sandey, communications team leader, 01242 775050, firstname.lastname@example.org