Cambridge and South Cambridgeshire residents are being requested to double-check their bin assortment dates over the festive interval.

There can be a lot of adjustments to common assortment days resulting from financial institution holidays.

Councillors are additionally urging residents to recycle as a lot as doable all through Christmas and New Yr.

The gathering for Christmas Day, (Tuesday, December 25) has been introduced ahead to Saturday, December 22.

Bin collections are resulting from return to their scheduled day from Monday, January 7, 2019.

A full checklist of date alterations for each Cambridge and South Cambs, might be discovered beneath.

Bin collections throughout Cambridge and South Cambridgeshire are carried out by the Higher Cambridge Shared Waste Service, a partnership between Cambridge Metropolis and South Cambridgeshire District Councils.

“Finish the 12 months on a recycling excessive”

Cllr Neil Gough, South Cambridgeshire District Council’s Lead Cupboard Member for Environmental Providers and Licensing, mentioned: “2018 has been a 12 months when environmental points have made common headlines, and we must always all do our bit to verify we finish the 12 months on a recycling excessive.

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“Any cardboard packing containers that presents have been delivered in might be broken-up and put within the blue bin.

“Christmas playing cards and wrapping paper may go in there, so long as they don’t have any metallic bits or glitter on.

“After all of the festivities, bear in mind to place all of your used however empty and clear meals and drinks cans, aerosols, tins, plastic bottles, tubs and pots and glass jars and bottles within the blue bin.

“These are all assets and might be re-processed and become new supplies.

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“It makes use of far much less power, and creates a lot much less air pollution, to recycle objects than create solely new objects from scratch. In the event you’re unsure if one thing might be recycled, use our “what goes by which bin” function on our web site.

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“It’s vital to keep away from placing issues in your blue bin that shouldn’t be there as they contaminate different objects inside.

“I’m additionally urging residents to double test bin assortment days for adjustments and wish to notably spotlight the gathering that may have been on Christmas Day will as a substitute be on Saturday 22 December.”

Make use of your leftovers

Flip your leftovers right into a feast!

Cllr Rosy Moore, Cambridge Metropolis Council’s Govt Councillor for Environmental Providers and Metropolis Centre, mentioned: “It’s a very busy time of 12 months, so I’d urge everybody to double test their bin assortment days, so that you don’t miss them throughout Christmas and New Yr.

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“Recycling is all the time vital, however with some cautious decisions, we will minimise the quantity of garbage now we have to take care of this month.

“Journal or previous highway atlas pages are nice for wrapping smaller items and look nice.

“Keep away from shopping for metallic plastic present wrap, and paper with glitter on it, which may’t be recycled.

“It’s the identical with Christmas playing cards – select these with out glitter or plastic on. If you find yourself with leftovers from Christmas dinner, pop them within the freezer to make a soup or curry with later.

“I’d additionally wish to remind residents that we’re approaching our winter inexperienced bin collections schedule, so we’ll accumulate inexperienced bins as soon as a month from Christmas.

“We return to fortnightly inexperienced bin collections from the start of March.”


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