Waste & Recycling

ELHA Sprite With Green Bin

Published: 09/04/2020

Bin and recycling box collections by East Lothian Council should continue as normal during the Coronavirus lockdown, but brown bin collections and special uplifts are on hold, and Recycling Centres are closed.  Please do your part to keep your neighbourhood tidy by using your bin and boxes correctly. 

Please do not put bulky items out in your garden or in a communal bin store – they will not be picked up until the lockdown is lifted, and by that point they may have rotted to the point where the special uplift team will refuse to take them away.

As the brown garden waste bins aren't going to be collected during the lockdown, please bear this in mind when gardening.  

Please make sure bins and boxes are outside your home by 7am on collection days, as the times of collections may change.

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