Waste Collection

Bank Holiday Closing for Her Majesty, The Queen’s State Funeral September 19th

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Please note that Calderdale Council Services will be mostly unavailable during this day.

There may be other service disruptions elsewhere, please consult with appropriate organisations.


Customer First – closed

Contact Centre – closed

Crematorium – open, the office will be closed, but the phone line will be open

Libraries – closed

Markets – closed

Museums – closed

Register Office – closed

The Shay – closed

Sport Centres – closed

Victoria Theatre – box office and theatre will be closed

Waste and Recycling – refuse, recycling and garden waste are cancelled, Refuse waste scheduled for Monday 19 Sept will be collected on Tuesday 20 September and collections for these services will run a day late during this week.

Recycling collections scheduled for Monday 19 September will not be re-scheduled. Please return containers to their storage point, crews will collect Monday’s recycling on Monday 26 September. Recycling collections from Tuesday 20th will be to the current schedule.

Household waste recycling centres – closed

Don’t forget your bin this Christmas!

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It’s a time of year when we all have more waste and recycling which needs to be collected.


Waste and recycling collections will be on the usual day throughout Christmas week (December 27 to 31).

On the first week in January collections will be a day later than usual due to the Bank Holiday on Monday, January 3 (as New Year’s Day falls at weekend).

The Christmas and New Year waste collection dates are as follows:

Usual collection day:      

Monday 27 December

Tuesday 28 December

Wednesday 29 December

Thursday 30 December

Friday 31 December

Collection will be on:

Same day

Same day

Same day

Same day

Same day

New Year’s week

Usual collection day:     

Monday 3 January

Tuesday 4 January

Wednesday 5 January

Thursday 6 January

Friday 7 January

Collection will be on:      

Tuesday 4 January

Wednesday 5 January

Thursday 6 January

Friday 7 January

Saturday 8 January


Collections should be back to the usual by Monday 10th January.


For more information about recycling and other handy tips visit http://www.calderdale.gov.uk/environment/waste/recycling.

Christmas and New Year waste and recycling collection dates

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During the holidays, your usual waste and recycling collection dates may be affected.
Remember to check your waste and recycling collections over Christmas, as they will be on different days to usual.

Please find below the holiday colletion dates for Calderdale.

Usual collection day:                                               Collection will be on:

Friday 25th December                                            Monday 28th December

Monday 28th December                                       Tuesday 29th December

Tuesday 29th December                                       Wednesday 30th December

Wednesday 30th December                                Thursday 31st December

Thursday 31st December                                      Saturday 2nd January

Friday 1st January                                                    Monday 4th January

Monday 4th January                                               Tuesday 5th January

Tuesday 5th January                                               Wednesday 6th January

Wednesday 6th January                                        Thursday 7th January

Thursday 7th January                                             Friday 8th January

Friday 8th January                                                    Saturday 9th January


Household Waste Recycling Centres will be closed on the 25 and 26 December and on 1 January 2021. Please check opening times and current restrictions on the Council website before you travel. https://www.calderdale.gov.uk/v2/coronavirus/service-updates#hwrcs

Also of interest: Tis the Season to recycle: Calderdale residents are encouraged to recycle during the festive season

Waste and Recycling Collection Dates August Bank Holiday 2018

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Waste and recycling collection dates will be affected by the August Bank Holiday as below.

The Summer 2018 Waste and Recycling eZine has also been published and can be found online here or downloaded as a PDF.  To subscribe to the Recycling eZine you can go to the eNewsletter subscription page.

Just some of the subjects covered in this eZine are;

Garden Waste Collection Service

The Council offers a garden waste collection service. This is an opt-in service for residents who would like their garden waste collected from home, using a green wheelie bin. The service includes household garden waste; grass cuttings, leaves, hedge trimmings, flowers, twigs up to 4” in diameter, non-invasive weeds and pet bedding (rabbit or rodent only).

Bulky Household Waste Collections

We can remove your bulky household items (such as chairs, beds, tables, washing machines) from outside your house. Household items cost £25 per collection of up to 8 items, except fridges and freezers which are £25 per item.


Don’t forget your bin collection this Christmas

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There’s so much to remember over the festive season, but Calderdale residents are being reminded about the changes to their waste and recycling collections over the Christmas period.

The Christmas and New Year waste collection dates are as follows:

Usual collection day            –            Collection will be on
Monday 21 December               –             Saturday 19 December
Tuesday 22 December               –            Monday 21 December
Wednesday 23 December         –            Tuesday 22 December
Thursday 24 December            –             Wednesday 23 December
Friday 25 December                  –             Thursday 24 December
Friday 1 January 2016              –             Saturday 2 January 2016

Also, remember that by recycling weekly you can win great prizes, as part of the ‘Do it Weekly’ scheme which runs until July 2016.

For more information about recycling and other handy tips visit: www.calderdale.gov.uk/environment/waste/recycling.