Waste and Recycling Public Holidays - 28 December and 1, 4 January.
• Christmas tree recycling: Cut your tree in half and place it beside your brown garden waste bins. Trees will be made into compost for city gardens. If you are in a tenement area place your tree beside your communal waste bin. Trees will be collected on 29, 30 and 31 December 2009 and 6, 7 and 8 January 2010. You can also take your Christmas tree to any of Edinburgh’s four Community Recycling Centres.
• Red and blue recycling boxes: If your red and blue box collection day is on a public holiday, put your recycling boxes out on the next scheduled collection day.
Household and Trade Waste
• Public Holiday wheelie bin collections: If your bin is due to be collected on a public holiday, put your bin out the following day and leave it out until collected.
• Black sack customers: Put your bags out for collection on Thursdays 31 December and 7
January as there will be no Monday collections during those weeks
Trade Waste: Put your sacks/bins out for collection on Saturday 26 December and Saturday 2 January as there will be no collections on Friday 25 December 2009 or Friday 1 January 2010.