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   Bin collection days over the Christmas and New Year period. Plus Recycling News    December 15, 2014

Bins will be emptied one, two or three days later than usual between 25 December and 10 January due to bank holidays.

The full list of revised collection dates is as follows:

Normal collection day / Revised collection day

·         Thursday 25 December / Saturday 27 December

·         Friday 26 December / Monday 29 December

·         Monday 29 December / Tuesday 30 December

·         Tuesday 30 December / Wednesday 31 December

·         Wednesday 31 December / Friday 2 January

·         Thursday 1 January / Saturday 3 January

·         Friday 2 January / Monday 5 January

·         Monday 5 January / Tuesday 6 January

·         Tuesday 6 January / Wednesday 7 January

·         Wednesday 7 January / Thursday 8 January

·         Thursday 8 January /  Friday 9 January

·         Friday 9 January / Saturday 10 January

Excess rubbish and items that won’t fit in bins should be taken to Chalvey Household Waste and Recycling Centre, which will be open from 9am-5pm every day except for Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.


Residents are reminded to recycle as much as they can over the festive period – Christmas cards, wrapping paper, cardboard packaging and boxes, glass bottles and jars, plastic bottles, food and drink cans.

Put items for recycling in your red bin or take it to the household waste and recycling centre.

Real Christmas tree recycling service

If you’ve got a real Christmas tree this year and you can’t compost it (the most environmentally conscious way to dispose of it) or take it to the household waste and recycling centre, a real tree collection service is available to Slough residents between 7 and 16 January 2015.

To book a Christmas tree collection, contact Amey on 0800 634 6301 three working days before your scheduled collection day. The tree will be collected on the same day (but not necessarily at the same time) as your scheduled waste and recycling collections (see revised timetable above). Then please put the tree out next to your wheeled bins by 7am.

Make sure all decorations, tree stands, soil, pots and netting have been removed because these cannot be composted. Please cut larger trees in half to make it more manageable.


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