Festive waste collections

posted 23 Dec 2008, 17:09 by South Edinburgh Net Admin   [ updated 23 Dec 2008, 17:10 ]
South Neighbourhood (Liberton/Gilmerton, Southside/Newington, Meadows/Morningside) Schedule


Thurs 25 Dec         

No collection substitute collection                          Sat 27 December

Fri 26 Dec

 No collection substitute collection                          Sun 28 December

Mon 29 Dec

Normal collection  

Tues 30 Dec

Normal collection

Wed 31 Dec

Normal collection

Fri 2 Jan

No collection, substitute collection will be on                           Sun 4th Jan

Thurs 1 Jan            

No collection substitute collection                          Sat 3 Jan



In the event of operational delays, such as bad weather, please leave your bags or bins out and we will collect them as soon as possible.  Bags or your bin should be on the kerbside for 7am.

Recycling Collections

Scheduled day               
Thurs 25 December          No collection
Fri 26 December               Normal collection
Mon 29 December            Normal collection
Tues 30 December           Normal collection
Wed 31 December            Normal collection
Thurs 1 January                No collection
Fri 2 January                     Normal collection

There will be no red and blue box collections, or blue bag collections on 25 December and 1 January.

If your collection falls on either 25 December or 1 January, please continue to collect your materials for recycling and they will be picked up on your next collection day.

If you have extra materials for recycling and cannot wait for your next collection date, there are recycling points across the city, at supermarkets and in tenement areas, or see below for details of the Community Recycling Centres. Additional collections from Packaging banks have been arranged to ensure maximum capacity is available.

Community Recycling Centres

Edinburgh’s four Community Recycling Centres will be open every day between 10am and 4pm, EXCEPT 25 and 26 December 2008 and 1 and 2 January 2009.

Street Cleansing

There will be no Rapid Response service from 25 December until 28 December (inclusive) and from 1 January until 4 January (inclusive).  Task Force Street Cleaning will operate in the city centre on 25 and 26 December and from 1-3 January.  There will be no service in other areas.