COVID19 – Temporary changes to household waste collection services For Immediate Release – 25.03.20 Due to the developing Covid-19 situation, Stirling Council is making necessary changes to household waste and recycling arrangements. These will affect the collection of blue, brown and glass containers, allowing the Waste Service to focus available staff resources on priority collections. A summary of the changes can be viewed below. Household Waste Collection ServicesBrown Bin (food and garden) collections will be suspended from W/C 30 March. Last collections will take place Sunday, 29 March.After this dateFood and garden waste can be placed in your grey bin. Glass Box collections are suspended until further notice with immediate effect. We would ask people to retain their glass at home for future recycling or, where this is not possible, to place it within your grey bin. Blue Bins (plastics & cans) will now be collected once every four weeks. Your collection week is also temporarily changing – please check our website and social media for full details. Grey Bins will continue to be collected as normal every two weeks on your scheduled collection day. Green Bins will continue to be collected as normal every four weeks on your scheduled collection day. This means that only ONE bin will be collected each week until further notice. Please follow the new temporary timetable which is listed below. Summary of forthcoming collection weeks:
- W/C 30th March – GREY Bins only
- W/C 6th April – GREEN Bins only
- W/C 13th April – GREY Bins only
- W/C 20th April – BLUE Bins only
Prior to each collection week, we will be reminding the public what bin is due for collection on the Council’s social media channels – Twitter and Facebook. The new arrangements and a summary of the changes can also be found on the dedicated Coronavirus service disruptions page on the Stirling Council website.