Recycling Christmas waste
Your refuse and recycling collections will change over Christmas.
There will be no refuse or recycling collections on Christmas Day, Boxing Day or New Year's Day. All properties will be affected by the following changes:
|Normal collection date||New collection date over Christmas|
|Monday 24 December 2018||Saturday 22 December 2018|
|Tuesday 25 December 2018||Monday 24 December 2018|
|Wednesday 26 December 2018||Thursday 27 December 2018|
|Thursday 27 December 2018||Friday 28 December 2018|
|Friday 28 December 2018||Saturday 29 December 2018|
|Monday 31 December 2018||No Change|
|Tuesday 1 January 2019||Wednesday 2 January 2019|
|Wednesday 2 January 2019||Thursday 3 January 2019|
|Thursday 3 January 2019||Friday 4 January 2019|
|Friday 4 January 2019||Saturday 5 January 2019|
Normal collections will resume on Monday 7 January 2019.
Please ensure your bins, boxes and bags are presented at the edge of your property by 7am on your amended collection day.
Bad weather disruption
In the case of snow, ice or other bad weather, please check the waste collection service disruption page.
Recycling wrapping paper and Christmas cards
Recycle wrapping paper and Christmas cards with your cardboard.
We cannot recycle foil wrapping paper, glittery wrapping paper, glittery cards, ribbons, bows and tape.
Extra recycling over Christmas?
Put extra recycling in a sturdy bag or small box (please keep each material separate) and place beside your red boxes and bags. Please flatten or cut large cardboard in pieces no larger than 1m x 1m. Please visit our recycling pages for further information on what can be recycled and how to present it for collection. You may notice a separate vehicle collecting excess cardboard and plastics during this time. The collection of this excess recycling may also take place at a different time to your normal recycling collections.
Christmas tree recycling
Please cut your real Christmas tree into pieces and put it in your green bin for collection throughout January 2019. Make sure all decorations, tree stands, pots and netting are removed.
Bulky waste collections
There will be no bulky waste collections on Monday 24 December 2018, Bulky waste collections will resume on Monday 31st December 2018.
Warwick District Council office closure over Christmas 2018
Warwick District Council main offices will be closed between Monday 24 December 2018 and Monday 31 December 2018.
Missed refuse and recycling collections can continue to be reported online during this time after 4pm on the day of your collection. Please leave your bins, boxes or bags out in the normal place and we will return to empty them within 2 working days (not including Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day).