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Recycling and waste collections

12 December 2022

Over the Christmas and new year period there will be changes to the day of the week that waste and recycling is collected in the Shropshire Council area.

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Recycling bin roll out - Phase 2 closure

01 November 2022

We have closed orders for phase 2 of our recycling bin distribution. Our distributor will start to deliver these from the 7th of November. It is intended that all phase 1 deliveries will be completed before this date. We will publish the Phase 2 list on our website once we have compiled and checked the data. residents can still register to have a recycling bin however we are currently unable to offer this online, but residents can call 0345 678 9007.

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Important information about recycling and rubbish collections from November 7th 2022

17 October 2022

FAQs for residents that are having a new collection calendar in November 2022.

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Changes to waste collections in south Shropshire from 7 November

07 October 2022

Householders in the former South Shropshire district are being alerted to changes to their waste and recycling collections from next month. From 7 November [2022] changes are to be made to some recycling and waste collection days in the former North Shropshire, South Shropshire and Shrewsbury & Atcham districts/boroughs to make the collection service more efficient, and reduce the distances that the collection lorries need to travel on their rounds.

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Waste collection changes - bank holiday

13 September 2022

Information on changes to your collection service week commencing 19 September.

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£15,000 of funding now available to community groups across the county

05 September 2022

Veolia UK and Shropshire Council have teamed up to offer £15,000 in funding to the county’s local community groups and clubs.  The first ever EnviroGrant scheme in Shropshire enables clubs or groups to apply for up to £1,000 in funding for projects that benefit the local community or environment. The funding project is one of the many ways that Shropshire Council’s waste contract with Veolia goes to benefit the local community.

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Important information about recycling and rubbish collections

17 August 2022

We have started distribution of a leaflet to warn residents about changes to collections that are coming soon. To improve your recycling and waste service we’re changing the routes that some of our vehicles follow to offer a more efficient service with a lower carbon footprint. Your collection calendar will be posted out to you in October, please look out for it as it will show if your bin day is changing.

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Waste collection time changes

10 August 2022

Earlier starts planned for this week due to the forecast hot weather.

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Waste collection changes

15 July 2022

Earlier starts planned for this week due to the forecast hot weather.

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Revised waste collections over the Jubilee Bank Holiday 2022

09 May 2022

Date changes as a result of the bank holidays.

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