Christmas bin collection information

Hi folks – I’m getting a lot of search hits for Christmas bin collection arrangements in the borough of Walsall, and thought I’d feature the bin calendar again for those that seem concerned about when the guys in orange will come and collect their rubbish.

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Latest refuse collection leaflet – October 2014. Image course of Walsall Council. Click for a larger version.

Here’s the deal for Brownhills and central Pelsall (Area 9) and Rushall, Shelfield and West Aldridge (Area 10) – normal collection Fridays:

The next collection will be they grey general bin and the green recycling bin this Friday (2nd January 2014). Since there wasn’t a collection last week, you can put out up to three extra bags of rubbish beside your grey bin. There will be an additional recycling collection next week (Friday 9th January) so you can put any extra recycling in the bin after collection.

Walsall Wood, North and East Aldridge and Streetly (Area 3) – normal collection Tuesdays:

The next collection will be they grey general bin and the green recycling bin next Tuesday (6th January 2014). Since there wasn’t a collection last week, you can put out up to three extra bags of rubbish beside your grey bin. 

For other areas, see the calendar above.

Note that the only days the refuse service doesn’t operate are the three bank holidays – but collections are rejigged over the festive season to prevent anyone going 3 weeks without a collection.

Hope that helps clarify things – folks seem to get a bit worked up about Christmas bin collections…

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4 Responses to Christmas bin collection information

  1. David Evans says:

    HI BOb
    this afternoon, 2 January 2015, grey bins emptied along Friezland Lane and all extra bags left uncollected.
    David

    • The bags are collected by a separate crew:

      From Walsall Council:

      Thursday 25 December. Collections will now be Tuesday 30 December.
      Friday 26 December. Collections will now be Friday 2 January.
      Tuesday 30 December Collections will now be Tuesday 6 January
      Thursday 1 January. Collections will now be Thursday 8 January.

      Please note three additional bags of general household waste will be allowed on these days but extra bags of recycling will not be accepted.

      For operational reasons the additional bags of rubbish will be removed by a different crew.

      Both the Household Waste Recycling Centres at Fryers Road, Leamore, and Merchants Way, Aldridge, will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day. Normal operating hours will apply on all other days.

      ENDS

  2. Elize Wilson says:

    Hi Bob, only our recycling bins were emptied on 4 January, but general bins were left!!. Do you have any information as to when it will be collected. Stanley lane Wednesbury
    Thanks Elize

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