Trade Waste Christmas Collections

Important Trade Waste collection information for Christmas and New Year

There will be changes to the schedule for trade general waste collections over the Christmas/New Year period 2019/20.

Please see the below table for a list of all alternative collection days.

Scheduled Collection Day

Alternative Collection Date

 Wednesday 25 December

 Tuesday 24 December

 Thursday 26 December

 Friday 27 December

 Friday 27 December

 Saturday 28 December

 Wednesday 1 January

 Thursday 2 January

 Thursday 2 January

 Friday 3 January

 Friday 3 January

 Saturday 4 January

As with previous Bank Holiday collections the Saturday general waste rounds will be prioritising food premises, nursing/care homes etc. collections and where necessary, will catch up collections for other customers during the following week.

Please ensure your waste is accessible for 6.00am on the Saturday as the collections will start earlier due to restricted tipping times. Collections on other days will be from 07.00am as normal.

Also if you are unable to present your waste for the alternative collection dates then please let us know and we will either see if we can offer an alternative or take excess on your next scheduled collection. 

Harborough District Council will be closed from 4pm on 24 December 2019 until 2 January 2020. There will be staff available on Monday 30 December 2019 and Tuesday 31 December 2019 to help with any urgent trade waste customer calls via waste@harborough.gov.uk or freephone 0800 0688225.