Festive Season Arrangements 25 December 2006 – 7 January 2007 Refuse Collection You may use additional bags or Public Toilets cardboard boxes for any extra There will be material you have for recycling. All toilets will no domestic Alternatively public recycling be closed on 25 refuse collection points will remain in operation December 2006. on 25 December Only the following throughout the festive period. 2006 or 1 January 2007. toilets will be open between Collections will operate one 10am and 6pm on day later than scheduled. Christmas Tree 26 December 2006 and Please put your refuse out Recycling 1, 2 and 3 January 2007: one day later than your Put your tree out Hunter Square normal collection day for the beside your bin Mound weeks 25 December 2006 to on your normal West End the 7 January 2007. rubbish collection St. James In the event of operational day in the week 8–12 January Separate arrangements delays or bad weather, please 2007. Trees will be collected by will be in operation for leave your bags or bins out a separate vehicle and recycled Edinburgh’s Hogmanay. and we will collect them as into compost. If your tree is soon as possible. over 6ft tall please cut it up first. Rapid Response If you have a garden waste Please make sure your collection, please put your tree There is no Rapid wheeled bin is on the kerbside in your brown bin for the new Response Service on for 7.00am. Kerbside sack collection year. Alternatively, 25–26 December 2006 and customers should have take your tree to your 1, 2 and 3 January 2007. their sacks on the kerbside Community Recycling Centre for 9.00am. Please do not where it will be recycled. We recommend that present your refuse sack the this information is kept previous evening. Community for reference over the There will be no trade waste holiday period. collections on 25 December Recycling Centres 2006 or 1 January 2007. Trade The Community USE THESE nUMBERS waste collections will resume Recycling Centres To ConTACT US: on 26 December 2006 and on will be open every General enquiries: 2 January 2007. day between 0131 529 3030 10.00am and 4.00pm except Rapid Response: Kerbside Multi- 25 and 26 December 2006 0808 100 33 66 and 1 and 2 January 2007. material Recycling oUR noRMAl ConTACT The Community Recycling (Red Box/Blue Box/Blue Bag) Centres are located at: HoURS ARE AS FolloWS: The Red and Blue Braehead – Craigs Rd Monday – Thursday, Box collections on Craigmillar – Old Dalkeith Rd 8.30am – 5.00pm. Monday 25 Seafield – Fillyside Rd Fridays, 8.30am – 3.40pm. December 2006 Liveried vehicles are not The office will be closed and Monday 1 January 2007 will admitted to any Community for telephone calls on not take place. If your collection Recycling Centre. Unmarked 25–26 December 2006 falls on either of these dates, vans carrying domestic waste and 1–2 January 2007. please continue to collect your may only use the Seafield site. recycling materials for your next red or blue collection day. There are lots of ways we can tackle the Festive Waste Tips amount of festive waste we create to avoid sending it to landfill. Reduce Reuse Recycle create less waste use a product again using old to make new • Buy waste free presents • At the shops, say ‘NO’ to • Use your kerbside such as charity ‘donate a unwanted bags and reuse collection, tenement and gift’ vouchers which help your own bags. Or you local recycling points to provide for families in can pick up a free Keep recycle as much of your developing countries or Edinburgh Clean cotton festive waste as possible. experience gifts, such as a bag at 23 Waterloo Place.* • Find your nearest recycling beauty treatment. point at http://changeworks. * one per person while stocks last interactive.co.uk Make Recycling Your new Year’s Resolution For further information please phone The City of Edinburgh Council on: 0131 529 3030, email: WAE@edinburgh.gov.uk or visit: www.edinburgh.gov.uk/WasteAware Reduce Reuse Recycle let’s get it sorted.
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