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Refuse and recycling collections

Published on 28 February 2018

Refuse and recycling collections

Reminder: Carlisle refuse and recycling collections

A reminder that to allow us to catch up on missed refuse collections, there will be no garden waste collections between Monday 5 and Friday 9 March.  If you have put your garden bin out for collection, please take it back in as it will not be collected.

Missed refuse collections (Wednesday 28 February - Friday 2 March) will be collected on the following days (subject to refuse vehicles being able to access areas still affected by snow):

•Monday 5 and Tuesday 6 March - collection of refuse missed on Wednesday 28 February.
•Tuesday 6, Wednesday 7 and Thursday 8 March - collection of refuse missed on Thursday 1 March.
•Thursday 8 and Friday 9 March - collection of refuse missed on Friday 2 March.

Residents who had a scheduled gull sack collection on Wednesday 28 February, Thursday 1 or Friday 2 March with have their refuse collected on their next scheduled collection date.

For those affected by a missed collection, we will collect a reasonable amount of additional side waste e.g. extra bags of rubbish. You do not need to report missed collections.

As we are prioritising the collection of refuse, we will not be able to collect any missed recycling between Wednesday 28 February - Friday 2 March. This will be collected as part of your next scheduled collection date.

Alternatively, please take any plastics, cardboard, tins, cans, paper and glass to a recycling site. A list of available sites is at www.carlisle.gov.uk/refuseandrecycling

Please do not put recycling in your household bin.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and we ask for your support and patience as our staff work to get our service back to business as soon as possible.

Weather permitting, if you have a scheduled refuse/recycling collection week commencing Monday 5 March, this should be collected as normal (subject to refuse vehicles being able to access areas still affected by snow). If we are unable collect your recycling, please keep hold of it and it will collected on your next scheduled collection date.

If your recycling collection has been missed today we are not able to return but will take extra next time. Alternatively, please take any plastics, cardboard, tins, cans, paper and glass to a recycling site. You do not need to report the missed collection.

Garden Waste collections should continue as normal from week commencing Monday 12 March.

If you have any queries, please email us at [email protected]

Please continue to keep an eye out for any updates on this Facebook page and on www.carlisle.gov.uk

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