Changes to Rotherham Household Waste Collection over the Winter Months
Published Monday 29th October 12
Rotherham’s green bin garden waste recycling collection will be altering over the winter months.
This year, the green bin garden waste collection will continuing through the winter months but change to a monthly collection from December 2012, until March 2013.
The "blue Box", "blue bag" and black bin collection will not be affected and will continue to be collected on alternative weeks through out the year.
Households across the borough will, as in previous years receive a weekly black bin collection over the Christmas and New Year fortnight. The blue bin and blue box will still be collected over this period in usual week
Information on collection dates of all the kerbside collections, the alterations to the green garden waste collection and the additional black bin collection over the Christmas Holiday period will be published on a waste collection calendar, which will be distributed to each household in November.
The calendar will also advise if there is an change to a households normal collection date over the Christmas and New Year fortnight.
Residents are reminded that cardboard is now collected along with the paper in their blue bag. If a piece of cardboard is too big for the bag it can simply be folded and placed under the blue bag for collection.
After Christmas, real Christmas trees can be placed in your green garden waste. However, please cut up the tree to ensure that the Lid can be closed fully before collection.