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Christmas Collection Schedule

Below you will find the collection schedule for Refuse and Recycling collections over Christmas 2017 for the Babergh and Mid Suffolk Districts.

Mid Suffolk Christmas collection Schedule

Babergh Christmas collection Schedule

Garden Waste collections remain the same as previous years,  and will stop after Friday 22nd December and re start on Monday 8th January

Excess waste/recycling over the Christmas period

Naturally there will often be excess waste and recycling over the Christmas period. Below you will find a number of ways to assist you in disposing of your waste and recycling :-

Household Waste and Recycling Centres

These are able to take the majority of non hazardous waste and recycling items and are open over Christmas (Except for 25th, 26th December  2017 and 1st January 2018)

Household Waste and Recycling Centres

Local Recycling Facilities

There are a number of sites located across both districts that can take extra recycling such as Glass, Textiles and Paper/Cardboard. To find your nearest one see below.

Local Recycling

Reducing Waste

There are also a number of ways that you can reduce your waste all year round not just for Christmas.

Reducing Waste

Additional Waste and Recycling Sacks (Mid Suffolk Only)

In the Mid Suffolk area, residents are able to purchase authorised refuse, recycling and garden waste sacks to allow excess to be taken with the refuse or recycling bins. See below for details of the service and a list of stockists.

Cardboard boxes can be placed flat packed by the side of the recycling bin as long as they are dry.

Waste and Recycling sacks