Festive recycling information
Extra recycling during the festive period
- Extra recycling can be:
- Put out in your black boxes, open cardboard boxes, or clear bags next to your blue-lidded bin on your recycling collection day.
- Taken to local recycling banks or to a household waste recycling.
- Glass must be separated and put in a black recycling box.
- Additional food waste can be put in your kitchen caddy and left beside your outside food waste bin.
Christmas tree recycling
From Wednesday 9 January, garden waste customers can recycle their real Christmas trees, holly, ivy and mistletoe. Please cut up and place inside your licensed garden bin, remembering to remove decorations, pots, wire etc.
Residents who are not signed up to our garden waste service can take their trees to the nearest waste recycling centre at no charge. (See below).
Revised collection days
|Mon 24 December||As normal|
|Tues 25 December||Thurs 27 December|
|Wed 26 December||Fri 28 December|
|Thurs 27 December||Sat 29 December|
|Fri 28 December||Mon 31 December|
|Mon 31 December||Wed 2 January|
|Tues 1 January||Thurs 3 January|
|Wed 2 January||Fri 4 January|
|Thurs 3 January||Sat 5 January|
|Fri 4 January||Mon 7 January|
|Mon 7 January||Tues 8 January|
|Tues 8 January||Wed 9 January|
|Wed 9 January||Thurs 10 January|
|Thurs 10 January||Fri 11 January|
|Fri 11 January||Sat 12 January|
Normal collections start again on Monday 14 January 2019.
Garden waste collections are suspended over the festive period (25 December – 8 January) so crews can concentrate on picking up extra waste and recycling over Christmas and New Year.
Missed bin collections
If your bin is not collected as scheduled, please report it direct to our contractors via our website
Waste recycling centres (tips)
These are closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day, and close early at 3pm on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. All other days they are open as normal from 8am until 5pm. For more details see: www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/waste
In the event of snow or thick ice there may be some disruption to services. The latest news will be published on www.westoxon.gov.uk