By Louis Chapman-Coombe
Leeds City Council have announced the amendments to the bin collections over the festive period.
In a statement, a spokesperson said: “Your bin day will be different in the week before Christmas this year, with collections taking place one or two days earlier this year, starting from Sunday 18 December, with normal collection days resuming from December 27.”
Weekly collections up to Christmas:
|If your normal bin day would have been…||Your amended collection day will be…|
|Monday 19 December||One day early on Sunday 18 December|
|Tuesday 20 December||One day early on Monday 19 December|
|Wednesday 21 December||One day early on Tuesday 20 December|
|Thursday 22 December||One day early on Wednesday 21 December|
|Friday 23 December||One day early on Thursday 22 December|
|Saturday 24 December||One day early on Friday 23 December|
|Monday 26 December||Two days early on Saturday 24 December|
From Tuesday 27 December, there will be no changes to the collection days.
The household recycling centres around the city will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day, however will be running as usual on all other days throughout the holiday season.
The council is also publishing a leaflet detailing all the changes to the schedule, as well as some tips on recycling over Christmas which is going out to all residents.