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July 19, 2021

Disruption to waste collection services – July 2021

We are very sorry if your bins were not emptied as expected in the past couple of weeks. Our waste collection services are still facing some disruptions. Please see our waste collection page for the latest information. Thank you.

March 4, 2021

Vale and South are top recyclers…again

Residents in southern Oxfordshire are among the top recyclers in the country yet again! Yesterday the government published the figures showing how much waste is recycled across the country. South Oxfordshire District had the second highest recycling rate in England with 64 per cent of its waste being recycled. Vale of White Horse district came […]

June 8, 2020

Letter of thanks to waste contractor Biffa from Vale councillors

Released on May 12, 2020 The leader of the Vale of White Horse District Council, Cllr Emily Smith and the leader of the opposition at the Vale of White Horse District Council, Cllr Simon Howell have written a letter of thanks on behalf of councillors and residents to the council’s waste contractor, Biffa, for their […]

June 8, 2020

Council garden waste service welcomes new customers

Released on April 24, 2020 There’s good news for people in southern Oxfordshire looking for ways to dispose safely of their garden waste. South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils have reopened their paid-for garden waste service to new customers. The service has continued throughout the lockdown for existing subscribers and for a […]

June 8, 2020

Councils collect bulky household waste again and warn against fly-tipping

Released on April 20, 2020 South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils have reopened their paid-for bulky waste collection service for large household items and are also issuing a warning about fly-tipping while other outlets for domestic waste remain closed. The bulky waste collection service was temporarily stopped to allow the councils’ waste […]

June 8, 2020

Kerbside collections of small electrical items, textiles and batteries – suspended

Released on April 1, 2020 South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils have suspended their kerbside service collecting small electrical items, batteries and textiles for recycling. This is because the recycling centres for these items are unable to accept them for processing as staff shortages due to illness and social distancing has meant […]