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All you need to know about festive waste and recycling collections

18 December 2018

Residents across Stockton-on-Tees are being reminded to check the dates of waste and recycling collections over Christmas and New Year.

Image of Stockton council's waste collection

Here are the dates which will be affected over the festive period:

Normal collection date   

Revised collection date

Tuesday 25 December     

Thursday 27 December

Wednesday 26 December           

Friday 28 December

Thursday 27 December

Saturday 29 December

Friday 28 December

Monday 31 December

Tuesday 1 January 

Wednesday 2 January

Wednesday 2 January      

Thursday 3 January

Thursday 3 January          

Friday 4 January

Friday 4 January    

Saturday 5 January

Collections will return to normal from Monday 7 January.

Christmas trees should be left next to wheeled bins on normal collection days starting on Monday 7 January until Friday 1 February.

Residents can also recycle trees at the Household Waste and Recycling Centre at Haverton Hill.

Councillor Mike Smith, Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council's Cabinet Member for Environment and Transport, said: "The Bank Holidays inevitably cause inconvenience but the Care for Your Area team do their best to keep this to a minimum.

"I would encourage residents to recycle where they can. Wrapping paper, boxes, envelopes and cards with glitter can be recycled, along with glass bottles and aluminium cans."

Recycling boxes and bags are available for free from Customer Service Centres at Stockton Central Library, Thornaby Central Library and Billingham Library. 

For more information call the Care for Your Area team on 01642 391959.