Perth & Kinross Refuse/Bin Collections Christmas 2016

7th December

Please see information below on changes to Perth and Kinross Waste and Recycling Collection Dates and Closures over the Festive Period


DOMESTIC WASTE / RECYCLING COLLECTIONS

There will be no domestic or commercial collections on 25 and 26 DECEMBER 2016 or 1 and 2 JANUARY 2017

Unless householders or commercial customers are notified directly by letter the following will apply:

Collections due on Sunday 25 DECEMBER will take place on Saturday 24 DECEMBER
Collections due on Monday 26 DECEMBER will take place on Saturday 24 DECEMBER
Collections due on Sunday 1 JANUARY will take place on Saturday 31 DECEMBER
Collections due on Monday 2 JANUARY will take place on Saturday 31 DECEMBER 

There are no scheduled garden and food waste collections from 23 DECEMBER to 6 JANUARY. 

Collection dates will return to normal from 7 JANUARY. 

Please note that Perth & Kinross Council does not collect excess waste which is not in wheeled bins. Waste should only be presented for collection inside your wheeled bin with the lid closed by 07:30am on the day of collection. 

Scheduled collection dates can be found online at www.pkc.gov.uk/bindates

Real Christmas trees can be chopped up and added to your home compost bin, chopped up and placed in your brown-lidded bin or taken to your local Recycling Centre. Real or artificial Christmas trees presented as excess waste will not be uplifted. 

EXTREME WEATHER In the event of extreme weather conditions it may not be safe for refuse vehicles to visit all areas of Perth and Kinross. If snow and ice prevent heavy vehicle movements in your area, regular collections will resume within five working days of the return of less hazardous weather conditions. 

RECYCLING CENTRES 

All Recycling Centres will be CLOSED on 25 and 26 DECEMBER 2016 and 1 and 2 JANUARY 2017. 

Opening hours otherwise remain the same over the festive period. 

SPECIAL UPLIFTS 

The last special uplift collection will be 22 DECEMBER 2016. Normal collections resume on 5 JANUARY 2017. 

PUBLIC TOILETS/COMFORT SCHEMES 

All public toilets will be CLOSED on 25 and 26 DECEMBER and 1 and 2 JANUARY, except the toilets at Ropemaker’s Close, Perth. These toilets will be open on 26 DECEMBER and 2 JANUARY from 10am to 4pm. 

Toilets under the Comfort Scheme may also be available.

 Please check www.pkc.gov.uk for further details.

PERTH CREMATORIUM AND GREYFRIARS CEMETERY 

Perth Crematorium will be closed 24, 25, 26, 27 and 31 DECEMBER 2016 and 1, 2 and 3 JANUARY 2017.

Greyfriars Cemetery will be closed 25,26 and 27 DECEMBER 2016 and 1, 2 and 3 JANUARY 2017

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