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Christmas and New Year bin collection dates

12 December 2022

Rochford District residents continue to be amongst the best in England when it comes to recycling, and we would like to say a big thank you for all your help.

With Christmas only just around the corner, it is more important than ever that we try to minimise our waste and recycle as much as possible.

There will be minimal changes to your normal collection days over the festive period so please check the table below to see if you are affected.

Monday 19 December, no change, non-recyclables and compostables,
Tuesday 20 December, no change, non-recyclables and compostables,
Wednesday 21 December, no change, non-recyclables and compostables,
Thursday 22 December, no change, non-recyclables and compostables,
Friday 23 December, no change, non-recyclables and compostables,
Monday 26 December, changed to Tuesday 27 December, recyclables ONLY,
Tuesday 27 December, no change, recyclables ONLY,
Wednesday 28 December, no change, recyclables ONLY,
Thursday 29 December, no change, recyclables ONLY,
Friday 30 December, no change, recyclables ONLY,
Monday 2 January 2023, no change, non-recyclables and compostables,

Please note there will be no Compostables collections from Monday 26th December, resuming Monday 2nd January 2023, that week will be Recyclable bin collections ONLY.

Normal collections will resume week commencing Monday 2nd January 2023.

Limited side waste left beside your bin will be collected over the Christmas period as follows:

RECYCABLES – Four clear/see-through sacks containing recyclables ONLY
NON-RECYCLABLES – Two plastic sacks/bags

These will be collected from Tuesday 27th December until Friday 6th January inclusive.

No additional side waste will be collected before or after these dates.        

Real Christmas trees can be cut up and placed inside your compostables bin with the lids shut or disposed of at the recycling Centre at Castle Road, Rayleigh.

For further information visit our Recycling page.