Delays to rubbish and recycling collections

Current delays

Tuesday 17 January 2017 AT 07:35am

There are currently delays with the following collections:

Grey domestic waste bins in the Pentland Hills area.

Green recycling waste bins in the Pentland Hills area.

Garden waste bins in the Craigentinny, Duddingston, Portobello and Craigmillar area.

Food waste bins in the Pentland Hills, Sighthill and Gorgie area.

Blue boxes in the Sighthill, Gorgie, Fountainbridge, Craiglockhart, Craigentinny, Duddingston, Portobello and Craigmillar area.

All outstanding streets are due to be collected today.

Garden waste collections are now on the Winter Schedule.  Please check the calendar for your scheduled uplift.

If you use the new recycling service, 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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