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West Norfolk bins rota delivered




Christmas waste and recycling calendars are being delivered across the borough of West Norfolk over the next couple of weeks to help residents know when their collections will take place over the festive period.

Bin collection details are also available online at west-norfolk.gov.uk/yourbins.

Stuart Dark, cabinet member for environmental services and public protection said:“This year has not been an easy one for our waste and recycling crews and they appreciate all the support residents have shown them.

King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council garden waste bin (43386043)
King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council garden waste bin (43386043)

"I ask that you continue to help them during the busiest time of the year for domestic waste and recycling.

“I ask people to plan ahead for how they manage their waste and recycling over the holiday season. With Christmas Day falling on a Friday this year, there are some unavoidable delays for certain rounds and I recommend that people check when their bins will be collected.

"Please remember that you can put additional recycling in any clear bag and put it out with your green recycling bin for collection. In spite of the challenges we have all faced this year, residents have recycled more than ever, please keep up the good work.

New food waste bins and kitchen caddies, for King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council. (43386040)
New food waste bins and kitchen caddies, for King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council. (43386040)

“Additional black bin waste can be put out for collection with your black bin but must be in a bin bag secured with an official red tag. These can be purchased at west-norfolk.gov.uk/redtag for £1.90 each plus £2 postage per order.Please allow enough time for delivery bearing in mind Christmas mail deadlines.

“It is disappointing that food waste collections remain suspended due to Covid restrictions on the number of people in the collection vehicles. As I’m sure you’ll understand, we want to keep our collection crews safe. Please, for now, keep placing food waste in your black bin.

“Remember you can also dispose of any excess waste before Christmas by taking it to household waste recycling centres – check norfolk.gov.uk for opening times and locations."

Green recycling bin
Green recycling bin

To report that your bin has not been emptied, please call 01553 776676 before 12pm on the next working day. There will be no collections on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day. There are no brown bin collections throughout the festive period.



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