Delays to rubbish and recycling collections

Friday 13 July at 07:45 am

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

  • Green bins  - Colinton and Fairmilehead area
  • Brown bins - Pentland Hills, Inverleith, Corstorphine, Murrayfield, Sighthill, Gorgie, Colinton, Fairmilehead and City Centre area
  • Blue boxes - Colinton, Fairmilehead, Meadows and Morningside area

Grey bin

Items that cannot be recycled should be put in the grey wheeled bin, for example

  • plastic bags
  • crisp packets
  • tissues.

Blue box

Continue to put out electrical items and textiles with the blue box.

Find your collection day

Put bins and boxes out by 6am. Collections run until 10pm. If they are not emptied on your collection day, report it to us.

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