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 The Saturday skip service has been suspended until further notice.

The Saturday Skips Collection Service has restarted, with some alterations to ensure that it operates safely. Sites will be operated on a rota basis, with site receiving a visit approximately every eight weeks.

All waste is segregated as per regulatory requirements and is taken either for composting, recycling or recovery at the county’s energy from waste plant.

Mobile household waste collection points are designed for pedestrian users only, private vehicles will not be permitted on site.

The service is designed to provide a free local disposal point for residents who are unable to transport bulky household waste items to a Household Recycling Centre (HRC).  

Schedule

Date Time Site
14/03/2020 onwards SUSPENDED The Saturday skip service has been suspended until further notice.

Residents who are able to transport items to their local HRC should continue to use these facilities which provide a wide range of recycling options.

Safe zones will be created to ensure that visitors to the site are kept clear of vehicles; in addition loading of waste will be carried out by trained City Council staff only.

Garden waste is separated for composting, wood and metals are separated for recycling at the sites

Accepted waste

  • Non-recyclable waste general household / “black bag” waste
  • Garden waste - separated for composting
  • Metals - separated for recycling
  • Furniture
  • Hard plastics e.g. broken furniture and toys
  • Mattresses
  • Wood and timber - separated for recycling
  • Carpet

Waste not accepted

  • Mixed household recyclables – these should be put out for your weekly collection
  • Electrical items
  • Household and garden chemicals
  • Paint
  • Cooking oil
  • Fluorescent tubes
  • Hardcore, rubble and soil
  • Fridges and freezers
  • Plasterboard
  • Batteries
  • Mobile phones
  • Textiles
  • Tyres

Please dispose of these items at your local Household Recycling Centre.

Household Recycling Centres

Bilford Road

Site usually open on Mondays will be open on Bank Holiday Mondays. Site is closed on CHRISTMAS DAY, BOXING DAY, and NEW YEARS DAY.

Please be advised that sites close promptly at the time(s) stated above. For your convenience it is advised that you aim to arrive at least 15 minutes before the site closes to allow time to unload.

Telephone: 01905 453610

Opening times: 8.00-18.00 Mon to Sat, 10.00-16.00 Sun.

Horsford Road (off Hallow Road )

This site is closed on Sundays and ALL Bank Holidays. Please be advised that sites close promptly at the time(s) stated above. For your convenience it is advised that you aim to arrive at least 15 minutes before the site closes to allow time to unload.

Tel: 01905 421116

Opening times: 8.00–16.00 Mon to Fri, 8.00–12.30 Sat.

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