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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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Can I still get help at the household waste recycling centre?

No, we are not able to provide assistance on site at the moment.  Therefore if you have heavy items then you will need to bring someone else from your household to help you.  There will be wheeled bins by the sides of skips for you to dispose of your plastic bags.

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