Wednesday, 20 September 2017

New Year bin days

WASTE collection dates in South Oxfordshire have been put back by two days over the New Year period.

The district council says rubbish scheduled to be taken away today (Friday) will now be collected on Tuesday, January 3. This collection is for food waste, rubbish and small electrical items.

The collections due on January 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 will now take place on January 4, 5, 6, 7 and 9 respectively. These will all be for food waste, recycling and textiles.

The next brown bin garden waste collection will be on January 16.

Christmas tree shredding will take place at Mill Meadows in Henley from 10am to noon on January 7.

This will be done by Henley town council’s parks services team and will cost £2 with the donation going to Henley in Bloom.

Trees can be also be recycled at the car parks at Mapledurham playing fields in Caversham and Clayfield Copse in Emmer Green from January 2 to 17.

Customers of the district council’s garden waste service can leave their Christmas trees out with their brown bin on their scheduled collection day from January 10 bonwards. The trees will be chipped and composted.

Residents without a brown bin can leave their real tree at one of a number of drop-off points including: The Tree Barn, Christmas Common, Toad Hall garden centre, Henley, and the Herb Farm, Sonning Common (before Sunday, January 15); Ewelme recreation ground car park and Watlington recreation ground, off Love Lane (before January 17).

Garden waste collections are suspended for a week over the festive period. To make up for it, customers will be given an extra-large collection in the week of May 22 with another one in the autumn.

For more information, visit www.morerecycling.co.uk

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