Bin collections over Christmas in West Dorset

PUBLISHED: 12:54 15 December 2008 | UPDATED: 22:46 15 June 2010

Due to the Christmas and New Year holidays, West Dorset District Council's refuse and recycling collection arrangements will change from 25 December to 9 January inclusive.

Due to the Christmas and New Year holidays, West Dorset District Council's refuse and recycling collection arrangements will change from 25 December to 9 January inclusive.The changes are as follows:Normal day Rearranged dayThursday 25 December Saturday 27 DecemberFriday 26 December Monday 29 DecemberMonday 29 December Tuesday 30 DecemberTuesday 30 December Wednesday 31 DecemberWednesday 31 December Friday 2 JanuaryThursday 1 January Saturday 3 JanuaryFriday 2 January Monday 5 JanuaryMonday 5 January Tuesday 6 JanuaryTuesday 6 January Wednesday 7 JanuaryWednesday 7 January Thursday 8 JanuaryThursday 8 January Friday 9 JanuaryFriday 9 January Saturday 10 JanuaryNormal collection arrangements will start again on Monday 12 January 2009.The above details are also available from:*www.dorsetforyou.com/refuse/west*Adverts in local newspapers The changes were also printed on the front page of the council's Community Link newsletter which was distributed throughout the area at the end of November and in recycling calendars distributed earlier in the year.West Dorset District Council's Leader Robert Gould said:"I apologise for the inconvenience but these temporary changes are unavoidable with three major bank holidays so close together. We try our utmost to publicise the changes as we know how much everyone relies on our service to recycle their waste and get rid of their rubbish. I hope everyone will still try to recycle as much as possible, particularly all the extra wrapping paper and cards that get used at Christmas."The district council is reminding residents to use their kerbside box and bag to recycle:* Wrapping paper and cardboard* Christmas cards* Cans* Glass bottles and jars * Household batteries Householders are also being asked to compost sprouts and other vegetable peelings from their Christmas dinner. Christmas trees should also be recycled at the county council's household recycling centres. These are at St George's Road in Dorchester, South Street in Bridport and West Mill Lane in Sherborne.For more information about reducing your waste visit: www.dorsetforyou.com/recycling/west or call the district council on 01305 251010.

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