Christmas bin collections


Our collection crews will not be working on Monday 25 December and Tuesday 26 December 2023 and Monday 1 January 2024.

Areas affected will be

  • Virginia water
  • Englefield green
  • Thorpe village
  • Lyne/Longcross
Collections due for Monday 25 December 2023 will take place two days earlier on Saturday 23 December 2023
Usual collection day Revised collection day
Monday 25 December 2023 Saturday 23 December 2023
Tuesday 26 December 2023 Wednesday 27 December 2023
Wednesday 27 December 2023 Thursday 28 December 2023
Thursday 28 December 2023 Friday 29 December 2023
Monday 1 January 2024 Tuesday 2 January 2024
Tuesday 2 January 2024 Wednesday 3 January 2024
Wednesday 3 January 2024 Thursday 4 January 2024
Thursday 4 January 2024 Friday 5 January 2024
Friday 5 January 2024 Saturday 6 January 2024

If there is very cold weather during the Christmas break check our service disruption page for updates.

Christmas recycling tips

Cardboard boxes
Flatten boxes to give more space in your recycling bin.Remove any polystyrene or bubble wrap and put it in your black bin.

Christmas tree recycling
Recycle your tree at your local recycling centre or cut it up and put it in your garden waste bin,

Garden waste

We would like remind garden waste users of a pause in service which is outlined in our garden waste terms and conditions. Garden waste collections will be suspended ove the Christmas and New Year period.

Get in touch about recycling and waste

The quickest way to contact us is by using our online forms which are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you need to speak to us give us a call during office hours and talk to our Customer Services team who will be happy to help.

Christmas trees

Christmas trees can be taken to your local community recycling centre or, if you are a garden waste customer, you can cut up your tree and place in your garden waste bin for collection.

Community recycling centres
Christmas trees