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No planned waste or recycling collections on Monday 19 September

Image of bins and recycling boxes in black and white

13 September 2022

Image of bins and recycling boxes in black and white
As a mark of respect for the funeral of HM Queen Elizabeth II, Powys County Council has confirmed that there will be no planned waste or recycling collections on this coming bank holiday, Monday 19 September.

"Normally the crews always plan to work over the bank holidays to avoid causing undue disruption to collections." Explains Cllr Jackie Charlton, Cabinet Member for a Greener Powys. "But the significance of this bank holiday is not lost on us. We believe, that as a mark of respect for the Queen and the royal family, we should not be asking our crew to work next Monday."

The waste and recycling collections next week, including garden waste will all move on a day, with the crews working on Saturday 24 September to complete the weeks rounds.

Normal Day             Planned collection day

Mon 19 Sept             Tue 20 Sept
Tue 20 Sept              Wed 21 Sept
Wed 21 Sept             Thur 22 Sept
Thur 22 Sept             Fri 23 Sept
Fri 23 Sept                 Sat 24 Sept

"Our crews are always so hard working, especially in the recent difficult circumstances faced by the waste and recycling service due to staff shortages. Often working long hours or even double shifts to try and ensure rounds are completed, and bins are emptied. It is only fair and respectful that we allow them to take this extraordinary bank holiday off work." Added Cllr Charlton.

All Household Waste Recycling Centres will be closed on Monday 19 September.

To confirm your changes to your collection day for the week commencing 19 September, or in the event of a missed collection, please visit: Bin collection day