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Easter Bin Collection Changes


Message from North Herts District Council:

Your bin collection days will change following the Easter bank holiday weekend.

There are no changes to collection dates in March, including the Good Friday bank holiday (29 March). Collections will be one day later than usual the week beginning Easter Monday (1 April).

Collections will then return to normal from Monday 8 April.

Please ensure your bins or containers are on the boundary of your property by 7am on the day of your collection.

Normal dates Revised dates
Monday 25 March No change
Tuesday 26 March No change
Wednesday 27 March No change
Thursday 28 March No change
Good Friday 29 March No change
Easter Monday 1 April Tuesday 2 April
Tuesday 2 April Wednesday 3 April
Wednesday 3 April Thursday 4 April
Thursday 4 April Friday 5 April
Friday 5 April Saturday 6 April

Easter recycling tips

Help make this Easter a waste-free celebration by recycling your Easter packaging:

  • Easter egg foil: scrunch it into a ball along with any other used foil and place it in your recycling bin.
  • Easter egg packaging: opt for Easter eggs with minimal packaging or recyclable materials. Flatten cardboard boxes before placing them in your kerbside recycling.
  • Sweet wrappers: unfortunately these aren't currently recyclable in North Herts, unless you’re taking part in the FlexCollect trial. However, many supermarkets accept them for recycling along with plastic bags.
  • Leftover Easter food: use up surplus Easter food creatively to avoid waste. Food scraps like eggshells can be composted or disposed of in your food waste caddy.

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