Richmondshire District Council

Christmas bin information

Refuse and recycling collection dates across Richmondshire are revised due to the Christmas and New Year holidays.

Residents can check their changed dates in the table below. If you're unsure of what day your normal collection day is, you can find this in our bin collection calendar

Normal collection day:

Revised collection day:

Monday 31 December 2018

Wednesday 2 January 2019

Tuesday 1 January 2019

Thursday 3 January 2019

Wednesday 2 January 2019

Friday 4 January 2019

Thursday 3 January 2019

Saturday 5 January 2019

Friday 4 January 2019

Monday 7 January 2019

Monday 7 January 2019

Tuesday 8 January 2019

Tuesday 8 January 2019

Wednesday 9 January 2019

Wednesday 9 January 2019

Thursday 10 January 2019

Thursday 10 January 2019

Friday 11 January 2019

Friday 11 January 2019

Saturday 12 January 2019

  • Up to 4 additional black bags may be placed out next to your bin on your first household waste collection after Christmas Day. Please note that excess waste will only be taken on your first collection.¬†
  • Excess glass, cans and plastic recycling can be placed in open carrier bags but residents are asked to please remember to keep glass separate.
  • Excess cardboard should be flat packed and placed beside the blue or white bag. Alternatively, excess can be taken to the recycling¬†centres located across the district, which will be open throughout the holidays.
  • Christmas cards and envelopes should be placed in the blue or white bag. However wrapping paper and tissue paper cannot be placed in your blue/white bag - it should be placed in the grey bin.

There will be a special collection of Christmas trees and green bins for any other garden waste during weeks commencing January 7 and 14 for residents subscribing to the green bin collection service.

Recycle your Christmas trees

Christmas trees can also be taken to a number of recycling sites from January 7 to January 18. Trees must only be taken to the following sites:

  • Gatherley Road, Brompton on Swale
  • Colburn Lorry Park
  • Golden Lion Car Park, Leyburn
  • Reeth Recycling Site
  • Gayle Lane Recycling Site, Hawes
  • Nun's Close Car Park, Richmond
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