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Your Household Collection Service - Isles

This section details services relating to the safe collection and disposal of Household waste and recycling for the Outer Isles in Orkney.

All related documents are available from the 'Related Downloads' section of this page.

Notice: Recycling Guide for Outer Isles has been made inaccessible for review


To request black/coloured bags and/or wheelie bins please call 01856 873535. Please note residents of Stronsay do not need to call to request bags, please collect from the Island Link Office on Stronsay between 10am and 12Noon (Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday).


Be Considerate

Help your neighbour if elderly, for example by giving a helping hand on a windy day to put out their bags.

Isles Waste Collection Days

*Alternate Weekly Collection.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the collection and disposal of Household waste on the Isles, please phone 01856873535 or email

Related Links

School Place, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY

Telephone: 01856 873535

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