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Bin collection day

Our updated downloadable bin collection day calendars are now available.

Christmas Collection dates

Over the festive period the following collection days will change for the blue, grey and brown bins. 

If your normal collection day does not fall on these days it will be unaffected and remain the same.

Mainland and Cumbrae collection dates

 Normal Collection Day Festive Collection Day
 Tuesday 25 December 2018  Saturday 22 December 2018
Wednesday 26 December 2018 Sunday 23 December 2018
 Tuesday 1 January 2019  Saturday 29 December 2018
 Wednesday 2 January 2019  Sunday 30 December 2018


Over the festive period the following collection days will change for the blue and grey bins.

If your normal collection day does not fall on these days it will be unaffected and remain the same.

Arran collection dates

 Normal Collection DayFestive Collection Day 
 Tuesday 25 December 2018  Thursday 27 December 2018
 Wednesday 26 December 2018 Friday 28 December 2018 
 Tuesday 1 January 2019  Thursday 3 January 2019
 Wednesday 2 January 2019  Friday 4 January 2019

Further Information

Please put your bin out for 7am on the morning of your collection.

The actual time of collection may vary during the festive period. If adverse weather affects your area we will return to uplift your bin when possible.

The last special uplift collection for 2018 will be Friday 21 December 2018. Special uplift bookings for the New Year will start on 7 January 2019.

Large flat packed cardboard can be placed next to your blue bin on the day of collection over the festive period.

Household Waste Recycling Centres will be closed Tuesday 25 and Wednesday 26 December 2018. They will also be closed Tuesday 1 and Wednesday 2 January 2019, but will open as normal every other day.

Mainland and Cumbrae

Please refer to your collection calendar for real Christmas tree uplift dates. Please have your tree in sections of 5ft or less.

Arran

Real Christmas trees should be placed next to your grey bin on your normal collection day, from week beginning 7 January 2019 and 21 January 2019.

Your bin collection day

To find out your bin collection day:

  1. type your postcode into YourLocation
  2. click the Search button
  3. select your property from the list
  4. import iCalendar to your smart phone or computer to view bin collection days at a glance, or print a PDF for your kitchen wall.

Place bins at the kerbside, with the lid closed, before 7am on your collection day. We will not uplift extra bags left next to a bin.

  • Blue Bin - Recycling
  • Brown Bin - Food Waste & Garden Waste
  • Grey Bin - Residual Waste