Tuesday, 15 July 2008

The effect of strike action on Refuse Collection and other Environment Services

The following changes to front line services are being made due to the forthcoming strike action:

Refuse & Recycling Collection (domestic wheelie bin, green waste wheelie bin and clear bags for cardboard/plastic)

Revised collections as follows:

Tuesday 15th - normal collections
Wednesday 16th - collected Friday 18th
Thursday 17th - collected Saturday 19th
Friday 18th - collected Monday 21st

Service will resume to normal from Tuesday 22nd

Kerbside recycling collections of green box and blue bag will be unaffected as this is delivered by Ward's Recycling

Junk Jobs

The Council will still take bookings as normal, although the service will be prioritised for the paid service. Free junk jobs will be collected within 14 days and may be collected anytime between Monday - Sunday.

Trade Waste

A limited service is being provided by 1 crew on Wednesday 16th July for food waste collections only i.e restaurants, takeaways, schools


No burials will be undertaken on Wednesday 16th, Thursday 17th and will resume mid morning on Friday 18th.

Public Conveniences

A number of public conveniences will be closed, but it is hoped that Moore Street in Redcar, Station Portico toilets in Saltburn and Fountain Street, Guisborough will be open. Signs advising of the nearest facilities will be erected on toilets which are closed.

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