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May Day Holiday refuse and recycling centres information

May Day Holiday refuse and recycling centres information
26 April 2017

There will be no refuse collections on the May Day Holiday, Monday 1 May 2017. Chinglebraes Waste Transfer Station, Bossack Landfill Site and all the recycling centres will be closed.

Chinglebraes Waste Transfer Station

The site will close at 15:30 on Friday 28 April 2017 and re-open at 08:30 on Tuesday 2 May 2017.

Recycling Centres

All Recycling Centres will be closed on Monday 1 May 2017.

Refuse collections - domestic and commercial

Area 1 – Kirkwall (Central and North West)

Normally collected on a Monday, will be collected on Friday 28 April 2017.

Area 6 – Deerness, Tankerness and St Andrews

Normally collected on a Monday, will be collected on Tuesday 2 May 2017.

Westray

Normally collected on a Tuesday, will be collected on Wednesday 3 May 2017.

Refuse collections - commercial

Area 9 – Stromness (Central Areas) additional collections in area

Normally collected on a Monday, will be collected on Tuesday 2 May 2017.

Kerbside recyclate collections - domestic and commercial

Area 9 – Stromness (Central Areas)

Normally collected on a Monday, will be collected on Friday 28 April 2017.

West Mainland commercial cardboard collection

Normally collected on a Monday, will be collected on Wednesday 3 May 2017.

Commercial oil collections

Normally collected on a Monday, will be collected on Tuesday 2 May 2017.

All other collection routes

All other collection routes will be on their usual days.

All Refuse and Recycling requires to be out by 08:00 on the collection day to ensure collection.