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Waste and recycling collections during COVID-19

Status of waste collection rounds

Any updates will appear here.

 

Household waste collections

Refuse(black/green bin)
Recycling (boxes and bags)
Garden waste (brown bin)
New/replacement bin/box deliveries  
Mini Recycling Bring Sites

Bulky waste collections Operating

Commercial waste collections

Commercial waste (non-recycling)
Paper and card collections  
Commercial glass collections  
New/replacement bin/box deliveries

 

Information about waste and recycling services during the Covid-19 emergency

Our teams are doing everything they can to maintain waste and recycling services during the COVID public health emergency. This is how you can help:

  • Help keep our staff safe by keeping at least 2 metres away in accordance with social distancing guidance
  • Please help our teams to do their job by making sure that your bins are available for collection by 6.00am on the relevant day, as we might have to alter the timings of our rounds at late notice.
  • Double bag waste and keep separate from other waste for 72 hours if you are self-isolating or are ill with Covid-19 like symptoms
  • Please do not put tissues in your paper recycling bag/box
  • Wash your hands before and after putting refuse and recycling out for collection 
  • Please squash your recycling to fit more in your recycling boxes/bag but if you have extra please take to our mini recycling bring sites whilst making your essential trip for shopping
  • Use an additional box for extra glass (waste collectors will return it)
  • Minimise your rubbish and food waste - visit these websites for useful hints and tips - Recycle Now and Love Food, Hate Waste 
  • Before starting any big DIY or gardening jobs – think about any waste it will create – the household waste recycling centres (skip sites) are currently closed. Garden waste and building rubble cannot be placed in your household rubbish bin (black/green bin)

See here for further details about disposing of waste during COVID-19

 

About waste collection during COVID

Our teams are doing everything they can to maintain waste and recycling services during the COVID public health emergency.  In the event that we need to cut back on services, we will prioritise domestic refuse collection for public health reasons.

The health and safety of our staff is very important, so during this COVID outbreak we are increasing our health and safety measures.  We will be running additional vehicles with smaller crews, to maintain social distancing.  Our operatives will have hand sanitiser in their vehicles and we are disinfecting vehicle keys regularly.  

Remember to check your bin day over public holidays as this might change.

 

Information about Commercial Waste services during the Covid-19 emergency

Ryedale District Council understands the impact that the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is having on both residents and businesses alike.

As a Council we will do all we can to protect the businesses of Ryedale District throughout this difficult time. Should your business find itself in financial difficulties at this time, or it has had to close due to COVID-19, please contact us to discuss the options that may be available to you.

Waste and Environment Services will be proactively contacting our customers directly, to ensure that they are receiving collections that meet with their requirements.

In the meantime, if you have any queries, our team are here to help – please email

Our Economic Development Team are also here to help businesses, for more information about the support that is available click here. If you require any support and advice, please email

 

Contact us


Ryedale District Council
Ryedale House
Old Malton Road
Malton, North Yorkshire
YO17 7HH

Email: Contact the Council

Phone: 01653 600666

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