Delays to rubbish and recycling collections

Friday 27 January at 5.00pm

There are currently no delays to the collections in the Edinburgh area.

To avoid your bin being missed, please ensure:

  • your bin is out where it can be easily seen
  • your bin was on the kerbside from 6am until 10pm, your bin will not be classed as missed until after 10pm on your scheduled collection day
  • you have put your bin out on the right day - check your collection day
  • the lid is fully closed
  • the bin wasn't tagged as having the wrong items in it
  • access to the bin is not blocked by roadworks or parked cars.

You can take your household waste to a recycling centre. Find out more and book a visit to a recycling centre.

Report a missed bin