PERTH & KINROSS COUNCIL
Changes to 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 2018 or 1 and 2 JANUARY 2019
Unless householders or commercial customers are notified directly by letter the following will apply:
Collections due on Tuesday 25 DECEMBER will take place on Saturday 22 DECEMBER
Collections due on Wednesday 26 DECEMBER will take place on Sunday 23 DECEMBER
Collections due on Tuesday 1 JANUARY will take place on Saturday 29 DECEMBER
Collections due on Wednesday 2 JANUARY will take place on Sunday 30 DECEMBER
There are no scheduled garden and food waste collections from 22 DECEMBER to 4 JANUARY.
Collection dates will return to normal from 5 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 (if you have a Garden Waste Permit) or taken to your local Recycling Centre. Real or artificial Christmas trees presented as excess waste will not be uplifted.
SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
In the event of severe winter weather conditions it may not be safe for refuse vehicles to visit all areas of Perth and Kinross. If your bin is missed due to severe weather, please leave it out for 48 hours and the Council will attempt to return for it. If the Council is unable to return, please return bins to the usual storage point and re-present on the next scheduled collection day. If you have excess waste or recycling, please use local Recycling Centres or Recycling Points
All Recycling Centres will be CLOSED on 25 and 26 DECEMBER 2018 and 1 and 2 JANUARY
2019. Opening hours otherwise remain the same over the festive period.
The last special uplift collection will be 20 DECEMBER 2018.
Normal collections resume on 3 JANUARY 2019.
PUBLIC TOILETS/COMFORT SCHEMES
All public toilets will be CLOSED on 25 and 26 DECEMBER and 1 and 2 JANUARY.
Toilets under the Comfort Scheme may be available.
Please check www.pkc.gov.uk/wcmap for further details.
PERTH CREMATORIUM AND GREYFRIARS CEMETERY
Perth Crematorium will be closed 25 and 26 DECEMBER 2018
and 1 and 2 JANUARY 2019.
Greyfriars Cemetery will be closed 25, 26 and 31 DECEMBER 2018
and 1 and 2 JANUARY 2019.