Waste collection services continue as usual

25 Mars, 2020, 03:39 | Auteur: Therese Cote
  • Inverness Recycling Centre

Carron McDiarmid, executive chief officer for communities and place, said: "While we are doing our best to maintain our regular waste and recycling collections, we need to be realistic and plan for staff shortages".

It says crews will try to deal with requests already booked, but from now on householders will need to take their bulky items to one of the authority's household waste recycling centres.

If your collection has been missed, please check our service disruption page on the coronavirus section of the Dorset Council website before reporting. "Fly tipping is an offence and offenders will be prosecuted".

RMBC said it would empty as many bins as possible but may not be able to cover the whole borough.

"These circumstances have brought us all together again".

Other recycling and waste can be disposed of as normal.

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In Sheffield, Veolia has temporarily stopped green waste collections and warned other bin services may be disrupted as staff self-isolated.

In East Sussex the 10 household recycling sites will close by the end of Monday.

The sites are run by Viridor which made the decision with the county council to reinforce the needfor social distancing, protect staff and highway safety as a number of sites have been experiencing long queues.

From 6pm on 25 March, the transfer stations will be closed to the general public and open only for licensed waste collectors providing essential services.

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