Bin collections over Easter have no changes

PUBLISHED: 26 March 2024

Recycling this Easter will be as easy as ever with no changes to collection days over the Bank Holiday, including Good Friday. All collections will take place as normal.

Want to make sure you’re as eco-friendly as possible this Easter by recycling the correct items? Follow this link to check what you can put out for collection and follow our top five tips:

Easter egg packaging
The good news is that cardboard boxes can be put straight into your paper/cardboard clear recycling bag. The firm plastic inserts used to display and to protect the egg can also be recycled. Please separate them from the box before you place it in your plastic clear recycling bag.

Flatten it
Remember to flatten boxes to create space in your clear recycling bag.

Once you have eaten the chocolate eggs, the aluminium foil wrappers can be put into your can/tin recycling box. Just make sure it is clean before you put it in and just loosely scrunched.

Food waste
All cooked and uncooked food waste can be included in your food waste caddy for your weekly collection. Or, if you compost at home, it can be put in your composter.

Garden waste
If you are planning on enjoying time in the garden over the long weekend, please ensure you are signed up to our garden waste subscription service so we can collect it from your brown wheeled bin – find out more here. Residents can also compost their garden waste at home. Find out more about composting here.

Residents are also being asked to be mindful of the single-use plastics that they purchase and use over the Easter period, particularly plastic wrapping, film, and bags which cannot be recycled through kerbside collection, but which can now be taken to collection points at most major supermarkets.

For further information about recycling and rubbish, please

To view your personalised recycling calendar for 2024, visit 

Page last reviewed: 26 March 2024


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