DOMESTIC WASTE / RECYCLING COLLECTIONS
There will be no domestic or commercial collections on 25 and 26 DECEMBER 2022 or 1 and 2 JANUARY 2023
Unless notified directly by letter, the following will apply:
Collections due on Sunday 25 DECEMBER will take place on Saturday 24 DECEMBER
Collections due on Monday 26 DECEMBER will take place on Saturday 24 DECEMBER
Collections due on Sunday 1 JANUARY will take place on Saturday 31 DECEMBER
Collections due on Monday 2 JANUARY will take place on Saturday 31 DECEMBER
There are no scheduled garden and food waste collections after Friday 23 DECEMBER.
Collection dates will return to normal from Saturday 7 JANUARY.
Please note that Perth & Kinross Council does not collect excess waste which is not in wheeled bins. Waste should only be presented for collection inside your wheeled bin with the lid closed by 07:30am on the day of collection. Scheduled collection dates can be found online at www.pkc.gov.uk/bindates.
Real Christmas trees can be chopped up and added to your home compost bin, chopped up and placed in your brown-lidded bin (if you have a Garden Waste Permit) or taken to your local Recycling Centre. Real or artificial Christmas trees presented as excess waste will not be uplifted.
SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
In the event of severe winter weather conditions, it may not be safe for refuse vehicles to visit all areas of Perth and Kinross. If your bin is missed due to severe weather, please leave it out for 48 hours and the Council will attempt to return for it. If the Council is unable to return, please return bins to the usual storage point and re-present on the next scheduled collection day. If snow and ice prevent heavy vehicle movements in your area, regular collections will resume within five working days of the return of less hazardous weather conditions. If you have excess waste or recycling, please use local Recycling Centres or Recycling Points www.pkc.gov.uk/recyclingcentres.
All Recycling Centres will be CLOSED on 25 and 26 DECEMBER 2022 and 1 and 2 JANUARY 2023. Opening hours otherwise remain the same over the festive period.
The last special uplift collection will be Thursday 22 DECEMBER 2022. Normal collections resume on Wednesday 4 JANUARY 2023.
PUBLIC TOILETS/COMFORT SCHEMES
All public toilets will be CLOSED on 25 and 26 DECEMBER and 1 and 2 JANUARY. Toilets under the Comfort Scheme may be available – please check www.pkc.gov.uk/wcmap
PERTH CREMATORIUM AND GREYFRIARS CEMETERY
Perth Crematorium will be closed 25, 26 and 27 DECEMBER 2022 and 1, 2 and 3 JANUARY 2023. Greyfriars Cemetery will be closed 25 and 26 DECEMBER 2022 and 1, 2 and 3 JANUARY 2023.