Delays to rubbish and recycling collections

Current delays

Thursday 17 August 2017 at 07:35 hrs

There are currently delays with the following collections:

Grey domestic waste bins in the Fountainbridge, Craiglockhart, Colinton and Fairmilehead area.

Food waste recycling bins in the Southside, Newington, Colinton and Fairmilehead area.

Blue boxes in the Corstorphine, Murrayfield, Southside and Newington area.

Garden waste bins the Southside and Newington area.

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.

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

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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