Christmas waste and recycling collections

Released on December 18, 2017

Residents in Southern Oxfordshire are being reminded that their waste and recycling collections will change over the Christmas and New Year period. 

They can find out all the information they need on our website - www.whitehorsedc.gov.uk/christmaswaste Vale of White Horse District Council This link will take you to an external website... .

Garden waste collections will be suspended over the Christmas period, while crews concentrate on collecting all the extra waste from Christmas. Garden waste customers will receive an extra collection in the spring to make up for this. 

Householders can also find out what to do with all their Christmas waste on the website, along with details of how to recycle their real Christmas trees. 

Following the recent snowfall in the district, the councils would also like to remind residents that in the event of adverse weather, like snow or ice, it may not be possible for collection crews to make all their scheduled collections. If the district is affected by bad weather, all the latest information about bin collections will be posted on the council's:

Details will also be available on the website. 

Cllr Charlotte Dickson, cabinet member for waste and recycling at Vale of White Horse District Council, said: “As a reminder to our residents, you’re able to put out extra waste for recycling over Christmas, so please check out the information on our website to see what to do with it. We’re extremely grateful to everyone for helping our council to recycle as much as we do. Hopefully we won’t get any more disruptive weather, but if we do we’d appreciate your patience. Please look online for all the latest updates if this happens.”