Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council and Serco will be operating a revised schedule for refuse and recycling collections over the Christmas and New Year period.
Residents can find their alternative collection dates for the holiday period detailed on their recently received calendar card, as follows:-
Normal collection day Will be collected
Monday 26 December Saturday 24 December
Tuesday 27 December Wednesday 28 December
Wednesday 28 December Thursday 29 December
Thursday 29 December Friday 30 December
Friday 30 December Saturday 31 December
Monday 2 January Tuesday 3 January
Tuesday 3 January Wednesday 4 January
Wednesday 4 January Thursday 5 January
Thursday 5 January Friday 6 January
Friday 6 January Saturday 7 January
Residents are reminded to ensure that their refuse and recyclables are available on the boundary of their property on the day of collection; by 5am for refuse and compost bins and by 6am for recycling bins. In the event of bad weather, collections could be affected and update information can be found on the council's website. A normal collections service will resume from Monday 9 January.
Councillor Colin Couch, Cabinet Member for the Environment and Parking said: “With the marvellous support of our residents, we have risen from 10th and bottom place in Hertfordshire, to second place for the reduction of waste to landfill and recycling. Furthermore, we will have achieved over £1M in income over the financial year which will be used to underpin council services.