Revised collection days for this May bank holiday

Published on 25th April 2017

man in high visibility vest sorting through a green recycling box

As it’s the early May bank holiday this weekend, the council’s waste collection provider, Ubico, is reminding residents of their alternative collection days.

Collections of waste, recycling and garden waste will take place a day later than usual as follows:

Normal collection day

Revised collection day

Monday 1 May (bank holiday) Tuesday 2 May
Tuesday 2 May Wednesday 3 May
Wednesday 3 May Thursday 4 May
Thursday 4 May Friday 5 May
Friday 5 May Saturday 6 May

Monday 8 May - normal collections resume

Normal scheduled collections will resume from Monday 8 May.

In some areas refuse and recycling collections take place as early as 7am so residents are asked to present their food caddies, refuse/garden waste bins and/or bags and recycling boxes in good time.

The Swindon Road recycling centre will be open on the bank holiday, 9am until 1pm, with usual opening hours on all other days.

Visit our waste and recycling pages for more information about recycling or call 01242 262626.


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