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Bin and recycling collections over the festive period

Date: 17 Dec 2019


Bin and recycling collections over the festive period

Some temporary changes will be implemented to bin and kerbside box collections over the Christmas and New Year period.

Some temporary changes will be implemented to bin and kerbside box collections over the Christmas and New Year period.

There will be no bin or kerbside recycling box collections on Christmas Day, Wednesday 25 December. Bins due to be collected on Christmas Day will now be collected on Sunday 29 December. Kerbside recycling boxes due to be collected by Bryson Recycling on Christmas Day will now be collected on Saturday 28 December.

Bins due to be collected on Boxing Day, Thursday 26 December will be collected as normal. However, kerbside recycling boxes due to be collected by Bryson Recycling on Boxing Day will now be collected on Sunday 29 December.

Bins and kerbside recycling boxes due to collected on New Year’s Eve, Tuesday 31 January will be collected as normal.

Bins due to be collected on New Year’s Day, Wednesday 1 January will be collected as normal. However, kerbside recycling boxes due to be collected by Bryson Recycling on New Year’s Day will now be collected on Saturday 4 January.

Those residents living in the Castle area, using the wheelie box scheme, will not have their collections on Christmas Day, Wednesday 25 December. This collection will now take place on Sunday 29 December.

Wheelie box collections due to take place in the Castle area on Boxing Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day will proceed as normal.

Residents who have a purple box for glass collections will not have a collection on Christmas day but this will now take place on Sunday 29 December. Purple box collections on Boxing Day, 26 December and New Year’s Day will be collected as normal.

All of our recycling centres will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.

Any changes to the temporary collections will be posted on our website and social media channels as soon as possible to update residents.

For more information about bin and kerbside box collections, please visit our website at belfastcity.gov.uk/bincollections.

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