May Day holiday arrangements

May Day holiday arrangements
18 April 2019

The Council is reminding households and businesses that there will be no waste or recycling collections on the May Day Holiday (Monday 6 May).

In addition, Chinglebraes Waste Transfer Station, Bossack Landfill Site and all the recycling centres will be closed on that date.

Chinglebraes Waste Transfer Station

The site will close at 15:30 on Friday 3 May 2019 and re-open at 08:00am on Tuesday 7 May 2019.

Recycling centres

Cursiter Recycling Centre will be closed on Monday 6 May and will re-open on Tuesday 7 May. The other recycling centres are normally closed on Mondays.

Site users are reminded that from Wednesday 1 May until Monday 30 September, recycling centres operate to summer opening hours. Full details here.

Kerbside recycling collections - domestic and commercial

Area 1 – Kirkwall (Central and North West).

Normally collected on a Monday - will be collected on Thursday 9 May.

Area 6 – Deerness, Tankerness and St Andrews.

Normally collected on a Monday - will be collected on Thursday 9 May.

Refuse collections – domestic and commercial

Area 9 – Stromness (Central Areas).

Normally collected on a Monday - will be collected on Tuesday 7 May.

Additional commercial collections

Businesses that currently receive a weekly or twice weekly collection service in areas 1, 4, 6, 13 and 15.

Due for collection on Monday 7 May - will be collected on Wednesday 8 May.

Trade Cardboard Collections

Kirkwall and East Mainland commercial cardboard collection.

Normally collected on a Monday - will be collected on Wednesday 8 May.

As ever, we would ask residents and businesses to put waste and recycling out for collection by 8am.

School Place, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY

Telephone: 01856 873535

Email: customerservice@orkney.gov.uk

Orkney Islands Council: BOREAS DOMUS MARE AMICUS