Don’t forget: Lincoln bin collection dates over Christmas

Don’t forget bin collections in Lincoln will be shuffled slightly over the Christmas period.

City of Lincoln Council has confirmed the following changes to the waste and refuse collections:

  • Wednesday, December 25 changes to Saturday, December 21
  • Thursday, December 26 changes to Saturday, December 28

Waste collection must be presented by 7am on the day of collection.

Any additional recycling that does not fit in your recycling bin can be presented as side waste in a clear plastic bag. Side waste cannot be taken with your black bin.

All councils have guidance on Christmas Tree disposal.

Alternatively, local charity St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospital runs a Christmas tree recycling service up and down the county. Find out more here.

North Kesteven District Council

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Residents are advised to put their bins out by 7.30am on collection days as collection times may vary.

Normal collections will resume on Monday, January 6, 2020.

Real Christmas trees can be chopped up and placed in a brown bin for garden waste collection if you have one. Otherwise, it is advised to take them to the nearest household waste recycling centre in Sleaford or Lincoln.

Garden waste collections reduced to monthly during the November and December – click here to check the council’s calendar.

West Lindsey District Council

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Residents who live in Gainsborough and are on a sack service will have both their refuse and recycling sacks collected on Friday, December 27.

Normal collections will resume from Monday, January 6, 2020.

Real Christmas trees can be taken to local household waste recycling centres – click here for more information. The trees can also be cut up and placed in the garden waste bin ready for the first collection when the service resumes in the week commencing March 23, 2020.

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