Green bin collections to stop for winter

By Sam Cooper | 18/10/2016 0 comments

Green bin collections to stop for winter

GREEN bin collections will be suspended for the winter by the end of the month.

Rotherham Borough Council said collections will stop by October 28 — depending on your recycling day.

They will resume in April 2017 and residents are advised to take any garden waste to their nearest tip.

Paul Hutchinson, the council’s waste officer, said: “This year Rotherham Borough Council expects to turn 22,000 tonnes of grass cuttings, weeds, prunings and hedge clippings into compost. 

“Due to the efforts of Rotherham residents less than 5 per cent of Rotherham’s waste will go to landfill.

“To carry on this good work, we ask that residents take care over winter to make sure that non-organic waste is not put in their green bins. This will ensure that collections aren't contaminated when the service restarts in spring.”

For more information on collection dates and the council’s household waste recycling centres, visit www.rotherham.gov.uk/bins. 

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