Information from Stirling Council

Households and businesses across Stirling will shortly receive a letter with details of bin collection dates during the festive period.

To provide extra recycling capacity at a time when there is typically increased waste and recycling produced at home, residents will receive an additional blue bin (plastic bottles, tubs, trays, cartons, tins & aerosols) collection.

The letter also includes some top festive recycling tips along with the opening times of the Household Waste Recycling Centres (tips) at Lower Polmaise, Callander and Balfron.

As in previous years, the brown bin collection will be suspended for one cycle (27 December- 2 January).

Residents will be asked to present their brown bin for collection on the following cycle (10-16 January). After this point, brown bins will be emptied as normal every two weeks.

Please note, this means that the last brown collection of the year will be next week (13-19 December).

Glass box collections will continue as normal.

Additional Healthcare Waste bin collections between 20-24 December will run as scheduled. Households with these collections due on 25 and 26 December will receive a letter with an alternative collection date.

Household Waste Recycling Centres will also remain open throughout most of the festive period if you have excess paper or cardboard material or other bulky items that do not fit in your bins.

Residents can also check their festive collection dates on the Council website.