Coronavirus: Highbridge recycling centre closes and garden waste collections halt

Inverness Recycling Centre

Inverness Recycling Centre

Recycling services may change and the council said they may be unable to keep household waste and recycling separate.

DON'T put used tissues in your green bin - that was the plea from Rotherham Council as they warned bin collection were being disrupted by the coronavirus outbreak. "Fly tipping is an offence and offenders will be prosecuted".

"If the bins aren't collected the rubbish can build up and end up overflowing - we could then end up with more disease", she said. That gradually faded away.

West Sussex's rubbish tips will be "closed until further notice" due to the coronavirus pandemic, it has been confirmed.

Do not create excess waste you'd usually need to take to a recycling centre.

Liverpool City Council suspended all green bin collections.

Governments fight to curb COVID-19, economic fallout
He said the government is prepared to take all necessary measures to enforce self-isolation and social distancing rules. While we are not yet in as strict of a lockdown as other countries, rumours of stepped up measures continue to swirl.

Afton March household waste recyling centre to the public. Please do not squash waste down into your bin after you've put it in there as this can prevent it falling out during the emptying process. You will find service updates and instructions on what to do with your bins there.

The sites will remain closed until the lockdown period is lifted.

Deborah Urquhart, West Sussex County Council cabinet member for environment, said: "With the Government's advice for people to carry out social distancing last week, a lot of residents have taken to doing some home improvements or getting out in the garden to have a clear out".

Cheshire East asked everyone to wipe bin lids and handles. and Gateshead council asked people to wash their hands before they put anything in the bin.

Where possible people should compost grass cuttings and hedge trimmings.

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