Recycling centres to open on 27th for Christmas rubbish

North Yorkshire County Council will open some of its household waste recycling centres (HWRCs) for an extra day between Christmas and New Year to help people with their seasonal recycling.

The centres normally close on Wednesday but some will open on Wednesday, 27 December, to take in Christmas waste.

Christmas trees, cards and many other items can be recycled at the sites.

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The sites that will be open on Wednesday, December 27, include:

  • Catterick Bridge, Gatherley Road, Catterick Bridge, DL10 7JD
  • Northallerton, Yafforth Road, DL7 0LG

The recycling centre at Leyburn will not however open on the 27th.

County Councillor Andrew Lee, Executive Member for Waste Management, said: “We realise that many rubbish and recycling collections will be delayed or cancelled during the Christmas week, so by opening selected sites across the county we hope residents will be able to recycle and dispose of their waste without suffering with overflowing bins and boxes.

“We expect the sites to be busy over the festive period, so it would really help all users and staff if people can sort waste before arriving on site, so traffic can be kept moving.”

These sites and all other HWRCs will be closed on 25 and 26 December as well as 1 January, 2018, and all other Wednesdays

Opening times at this time of year are 8.30am to 4pm.

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