Many exciting activities are on offer for Surrey residents during this upcoming bank holiday, but some things still need to be done. Many may be wondering how their waste and recycling services will be affected by the four-day-long bank holiday, which lasts from June 2 to June 5.
While the celebratory period can often lead to confusion, this luckily isn’t the case this time around. The majority of services are operating as usual in all 11 Surrey districts, meaning there will be plenty of chances to recycle your used street party decorations.
There are still some changes to be aware of, however, with recycling centers across the county affected by the bank holiday. Meanwhile, there is the usual helpful advice about where is best to place your wheelie bins.
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Below is what all the district councils, who look after rubbish collections, had to say about jubilee collections and any disruption you may have to be aware of.
When are recycling centers open in Surrey?
All 15 Surrey Community Recycling Centers are affected by the bank holiday. All will be closed to the public on June 3 but will be open during usual hours on June 2, June 4 and June 5.
These centers are in the following locations:
Bin collection dates in Surrey
A spokesperson for Joint Waste Solutions, who run waste and recycling services in Woking, Elmbridge, Mole Valley and Surrey Heath, stated collections will be running as normal.
Waste and recycling collection will be taking place as normal over the jubilee bank holiday on June 2 and 3. While no street parties are expected to clash with any collections the council says to expect disruption and collection times affected if any areas are impacted.
A statement from a council spokesperson said: “There will be no changes to the bin collections in Guildford over the jubilee bank holidays. All residents should present their bins as normal.”
Bin collections will run as normal on June 1, 2 and 3. Meanwhile, recycling services will resume the Monday after the long bank holiday on June 6.
There is no change to bin collection dates over the jubilee bank holiday with recycling and refuse collections operating on June 2 and 3. Residents are asked to put out the correct bins by 6am in the morning.
A council spokesperson also confirmed there were no changes to the usual refuse collections which were unaffected by the jubilee period.
The council has been asked by SurreyLive whether any collection will be disrupted over the coming bank holiday.
A council spokesperson said: “’As normal, there are no changes to bin collections in Surrey Heath over the bank holiday weekend. Collections will be made on both Thursday and Friday as usual. Christmas Day is the only Bank Holiday where alterations are made to bin collections in Surrey Heath. ”
A spokesperson said: “Recycling, rubbish, food and garden waste collection days will not change over the Platinum Jubilee bank holidays.
“Collections due to take place on Thursday 2 June and Friday 3 June will go ahead as normal. Residents should leave their containers at the edge of their property by 6am on their scheduled collection day.” Residents can also check their collection day online here.
Council waste collections will be taking place as usual during the long bank holiday and will run as normal on June 2 and 3.
A spokesperson for Joint Waste Solutions, who run waste and recycling services in Woking, Elmbridge, Mole Valley and Surrey Heath, also stated collections will be running as normal.