Delays to rubbish and recycling collections

Thursday 18 January 2018 at 08:10 hrs

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

Grey domestic waste bins in the Pentland Hills, Sighthill, Gorgie, Fountainbridge and Craiglockhart area.

Blue boxes in the Pentland Hills, Southside, Newington, Liberton and Gilmerton area.

Garden waste bins in the Almond, Drum Brae, Gyle, Forth, Inverleith, Corstorphine, Murrayfield, Sighthill and Gorgie area.

Please note - due to the adverse weather conditions some services may still be affected by delayed collections.  We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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.

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