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Christmas and 2022 Waste and recycling collection arrangements

Christmas and 2022 Waste and recycling collection arrangements

Many of West Northamptonshire Council's services will be closed from Christmas Day and will reopen as normal from 9am on Tuesday, 4th January.

Bin collections, children's services, social care and registration service are operating as normal during the Christmas week along with emergency arrangements such as homelessness and housing repairs.

Don't forget you can continue to access a range of services around the clock on our website at www.westnorthants.gov.uk

Christmas 2021 waste and recycling collection arrangements

Collection days

There will be no changes to the days on which your bins are collected over the festive period. You can check your collection day at www.westnorthants.gov.uk/bincollections

Recycling

Additional recycling can be presented alongside your bins or boxes in clear sacks or in additional boxes.

It can also be taken to your local Household Waste Recycling Centre. Centres will open as normal except for Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day, when they will be closed, and Christmas Eve when they will close early at 2pm. Find your nearest at www.westnorthants.gov.uk/hwrc

Garden waste

Garden waste collection services across West Northants will be suspended from 27 December until 7 January.

Real Christmas trees

Real Christmas trees will be collected in the weeks beginning 10 and 17 January.

If you live in the Daventry and South Northants area, please place your trees next to your garden waste bins.

If you live in Northampton please place your tree next to your recycling bin. Residents on sack collection rounds should present their trees beside their recycling boxes and green sacks on their collection day

To help our collection crews, please ensure trees over 6ft tall are cut up into manageable pieces.

Find out more

Download your 2022 bin collection calendar and check your collection day at www.westnorthants.gov.uk/bincollections

Check what goes in each bin or box, plus general information about waste and recycling at www.westnorthants.gov.uk/waste

Report a missed collection

Any missed collections can be reported via our online self-serve system: https://www.westnorthants.gov.uk/bins-recycling-and-street-cleaning/missed-bin-collections

Posted: Mon, 22 Nov 2021 17:50 by Emma Needham

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