Category: Refuse Collection

  • Refuse Collection End of Day report 15th January 2021

    The Chief Officer in charge of the refuse collection has issued the following information: “Due to the unsafe road and pavement conditions caused by the snow from yesterday freezing, collections were not attempted today. Given the Covid19 situation it is not possible to ask crews to wait around in cabs together, even if we did…

  • Refuse Collection Service – End of Day report 14th January 2021

    I have received this further update from the Refuse Collection Service: END OF DAY REPORT – 14/1/21 Due to the unsafe road and pavement conditions caused by the heavy and persistent snow, collections were suspended and then called off for the day this morning. All crews did manage to leave the depots by 6.30am and…

  • REFUSE COLLECTIONS SUSPENDED DUE TO HEAVY SNOW

    Please see information below. Please let friends and neighbours know if you are in contact with anyone. “Due to heavy snow creating unsafe driving and walking conditions on many residential streets, and with the forecast for further heavy snowfall, refuse collections have been stood down for the remainder of today. Those residents who didn’t get…

  • MISSED BIN COLLECTIONS – SATURDAY 9TH JANUARY

    Due to the weather a number of bins have been missed today. I have received the message below: EOD for 9th January 2021 is as follows: ** Weather impact on collections** Snow and ice has again caused major impact across the city today. Crews continue to work hard in very difficult conditions to collect as…

  • REMINDER – Bin Collection over Christmas and New Year

    I have received the reminder below: An important and timely reminder that, as usual, the bin days change over the next 2 weeks because of the closure of service on 25th/26th Dec and 1st Jan; so that no one in Leeds loses out on a collection. This year:   ALL collections that are due up…

  • CHRISTMAS BIN COLLECTIONS

    I have received the information below: If your normal bin day is: MONDAY – it will be Sunday 20th then Monday 28th TUESDAY – Monday 21st and Tuesday 29th WEDNESDAY – Tuesday 22nd and Wednesday 30th THURSDAY – Wednesday 23rd and Thursday 31st FRIDAY – Thursday 24th December and Saturday 2nd January SATURDAY – Sunday…

  • CHRISTMAS BIN COLLECTION ARRANGEMENTS

    I was recently asked when the Christmas and New Year Bin Collection Dates would be published. Set out below is the response I received. “Thank you for your email. The collections dates for the seasonal holiday should already be showing on our website at the check your bin day section.” The link to be able…

  • METAL RECYCLING

    Details on recycling metal have been clarified by the Council: Recycle these in your green bin Tins (give them a quick rinse, no need to remove paper labels) Drink cans Empty aerosol cans (deodorant, shaving foam, hairspray) Foil (scrunch small pieces up to make a bigger ball) Batteries Bring your old batteries to a battery…

  • WEEE Bank Refurbishments (WASTE ELECTRIC AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT)

    I have received the information below which may be useful to you: “You may be aware that towards the end of 2019 we secured some grant funding from the national Distributor Takeback Scheme (DTS). This funding is to support activities aimed at increasing the separate collection of household WEEE (Waste Electric and Electronic Equipment) for…

  • RECYCLING CENTRES AND BIN COLLECTIONS – INFORMATION ON OPERATIONS DURING LOCKDOWN

    Please find below an update on the Recycling Centres during lockdown: Recycling Centres Update Our 8 recycling centres are still open for use in a Covid-safe environment. Please book an appointment to visit We have closed the orange reuse containers for donations, as charity shops are now closed. If you can safely do so, please keep…