Delays to rubbish and recycling collections

Current delays

Friday 28 April 2017 at 07:25 am

There are currently delays with the following waste collections in the Edinburgh area:

Grey domestic waste bins in the Colinton, Fairmilehead, Meadows and Morningside area.

Blue boxes in the Corstorphine, Murrayfield, Liberton and Gilmerton area.

Food waste in the Colinton and Fairmilehead area.

Garden waste in the Colinton and Fairmilehead area.

We aim to collect all bins with 2 working days.  Therefore please leave your bin at the kerbside.   ‚Äč

Garden waste is now collected once every three weeks.  Please check your bin calendar for your collection dates.

Your bin and blue box will be emptied at different times on the same day. Please ensure that plastic bags, crisp packets and tissues are not put into the green recycling wheeled bin. Items that cannot be recycled should be put in the grey wheeled bin.

Please continue to put out electrical items and textiles with the blue box.

Please ensure that bins and boxes are out by 6am, collections run until 10pm. If they are not emptied on your collection day, please report it to us.

Find your collection days online.

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