Revised Christmas refuse and recycling collections announced

Photo: Richmondshire District Council.

Refuse and recycling collection dates across Richmondshire have been revised due to the Christmas and New Year holidays.

There are no collections on Friday, December 25 or January 1 which means they will roll forward, with crews working on the official Boxing Day holiday – December 28 – this year.

All collections will be back to normal from Monday, January 11.

The changes are:

EXISTING DAY                  NEW DAY

Friday December 25                Monday December 28 (Bank Holiday)

Monday December 28             Tuesday December 29

Tuesday December 29            Wednesday December 30

Wednesday December 30       Thursday December 31

Thursday December 31            Saturday January 2

Friday January 1                       Monday January 4

Monday January 4                    Tuesday January 5

Tuesday January 5                   Wednesday January 6

Wednesday January 6              Thursday January 7

Thursday January 7                   Friday January 8

Friday January 8                        Saturday January 9


Excess glass, cans, cardboard and plastic recycling can be placed in blue or white bags but residents are asked to please remember to keep glass separate.

Alternatively excess can be taken to the recycling centres located across the district, which will be open throughout the holidays.

Christmas cards and envelopes should be placed in the blue or white bag.

However wrapping paper and tissue paper cannot be recycled – it should be placed in the grey bin.

Residents care urged to check their changed dates at