Delays to rubbish and recycling collections

Wednesday 4 October at 8.30am

There are currently delays to the following kerbside collections in the Edinburgh area:

  • brown recyclable garden waste bins - Sighthill, Gorgie, Southside and Newington

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.

Report a missed bin