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Recycling and Waste this Easter

Information about recycling and waste services during the Easter holiday period, including:

  • Waste and recycling collections
  • Recycling centres
  • What can and cannot be recycled

Waste and Recycling Collections

There are some changes to recycling and waste collections over the Easter holiday period:

  • Collections will take place as normal on Friday 29 March 2024 (Good Friday).
  • Collections due the week commencing Monday 1 April 2024 will be collected one day later than usual.
  • Collections will return to normal on Monday 8 April 2024

Normal Collection Day

Holiday Collection Day

Monday 1 April

Tuesday 2 April

Tuesday 2 April

Wednesday 3 April

Wednesday 3 April

Thursday 4 April

Thursday 4 April

Friday 5 April

Friday 5 April

Saturday 6 April

Please place your recycling and waste at your property’s edge by 7am on your collection day.

What can/cannot be recycled this Easter

Unsure what can and cannot be recycled this Easter, we've put together a simply guide:

Yes please No thanks

Easter egg clear plastic 

Sweet or chocolate wrappers

Easter egg foil

Easter cards with glitter

Cardboard including Easter egg cardboard 

Wrapping paper

Food waste

Black plastic

Plain Easter cards

Cellophane wrap

Clean foil trays

Bubble wrap

Glass bottles and jars

Ribbons and bows

Plastic bottles


Food tins and drink cans 



Recycling Centres

Recycling centres are open as normal on Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday.

Opening hours: 

Monday - Friday: 8.30am until 7pm

Saturday and Sunday: 8.30am until 5pm

For more information about recycling centres in the county borough, please visit our recycling centre page:

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