Caerphilly borough refuse and recycling collection changes for the festive season

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THERE will be some changes to refuse and recycling collection days over the Christmas and New Year period for the Caerphilly County Borough.

Changes to collection days are as follows:

Normal Collection Day              Revised Collection Day

December 24                              Collection as normal                                 

December  25 (No collection)           December 27

December  26 (No collection)           December  28

December 27                                    December 29

December 28                                     December 30

December  31                                      Collection as normal

January  1 (No collection)                    January 2

January  2                                             January 3

January 3                                              January 4

January 4                                               January 5

January 6                                              No collections

January 7                                           Collection as normal

Residents are reminded to please put bins/boxes/caddies out prior to 6am on the scheduled collection day.

Additional waste (up to two bags) will be accepted over the holiday period.

Wrapping paper (non-foil based) and small amounts of cardboard can be placed in residents’ recycling bin, larger amounts of cardboard can be deposited at Household Waste Recycling Centres.

Don’t forget to take Christmas trees to these sites for recycling too! Household Waste Recycling Centres will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.

Normal opening times for all other days are 9am until 4.30pm.

For more information on waste and recycling services please visit

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