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Coronavirus (Covid-19) - Waste and recycling FAQs

Thanks to everyone in Orkney for their patience and understanding at this time and for showing your support by storing your recyclable waste and only putting out what can be collected.

Safety of our staff and everyone in Orkney is paramount and we have been working hard to make sure that we can deliver services in a way that is compliant with physical distancing and hygiene requirements whilst still continuing to manage the waste services.

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Are the council still emptying litter bins and dog waste bins?

Our staff are still working to empty all the county’s litter bins and dog waste bins where usage/demand dictates, we are carrying out extra emptying where resources allow. But please take any litter or dog waste to dispose of at home if you can.

School Place, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY

Telephone: 01856 873535

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