Festive Period Refuse and Recycling Collections

There are a number of planned changes to Refuse and Recycling Collections in the Western Isles on Monday 25 December 2017 and Monday 1 January 2018.

Collection times may vary and the revised day of collection may be before the usual day of collection. Householders are requested to present their wheeled bins at the kerbside by 8am on the revised collection day.

Lewis & Harris

Lewis Residual and Organic collections 

There will be no refuse collection in the Shawbost, Scalpay, and Inner Point areas on 25th December 2017.

The revised dates for these areas are as follows:

Friday 22nd December 2017 – Shawbost

Shawbost, Bragar, Laxdale, Laxdale Lane, Laxdale Court, Guershader, Ravens Lane, Redcliffe Place

Saturday 23rd December 2017 – Scalpay

Scalpay, Garragreich, Urgha, Maaruig, Scaladale, Ardvourlie, Bowglass, Aline, Rhenigadale

Saturday 23rd December 2017 – Inner Point

Inner Point – Aiginish, Garrabost, Bayble(Upper & Lower), Eagleton, Swordale, Knock, Seaview Knock

There will be no refuse collection in the Carloway, Tarbert, and Outer Point areas on 1st January 2018.

The revised dates for these areas are as follows:

Friday 29th December 2017 – Carloway

Carloway, Breasclete, Tolsta Chaolais, Bennadrove, New Sheilings, Allt na Broige, Memorial View

Saturday 30th December 2017 – Tarbert

Tarbert (not inc Scott Rd), Braighe Rd, Branahuie, Melbost, Parkend, Holm, Mackenzie Park, Mackenzie Crescent

Saturday 30th December 2017 – Outer Point

Outer Point – Portnaguran, Tiumpan Head, Portvoller, Broker, Flesherin, Aird, Sheshader, Shulishader

Lewis Recycling Collections (blue and green bins) due on Monday 25th December 2017

Revised day is Saturday 23rd December 2017 for the following:

 Commercial Recycling – Weekly Commercial Customers in Stornoway area

Back Recycling – Main Rd, Old School Road, Vatisker Park, Broadbay View, School Road, New Street, Church Street

 Lewis Recycling Collections (blue and green bins) due on Monday 1st January 2018

Revised day is Saturday 30th December 2017 for the following:

Commercial Recycling – Weekly & Fortnightly Commercial Customers in Stornoway area

Cearns – Cearns, Mill Road, Stile Walk, Long Lane, Kiln Ridge, Stewart Drive, Urquhart Gardens, Macaulay Rd (roundabout to opposite hospital entrance

Creed Park Household Waste Recycling Centre

Christmas Week                                         New Year Week                                      

Mon     25 Dec   Closed                                     Mon      01 Jan   Closed

Tue      26 Dec   Closed                                     Tue       02 Jan   Closed

Wed     27 Dec   9 – 5                                        Wed      03 Jan   9 – 5

Thu      28 Dec   9 – 5                                        Thu       04 Jan   9 – 5

Fri        29 Dec   9 – 5                                        Fri         05 Jan   9 – 5

Sat       30 Dec   9 – 4                                        Sat        06 Jan   9 – 4

Sun      31 Dec   Closed                                     Sun       07 Jan   Closed

Normal opening hours will resume w/c 8th Jan 2018;

Sun / Mon         Closed

Tue – Fri             9 – 5

Sat                        9 – 4

Bennadrove Landfill Site

The landfill site will be closed on 25 December 2017 and 1 January 2018

Bennadrove Landfill site is for the disposal of Commercial and Industrial wastes only.


Uist & Barra

Uist Recycling collections

Christmas Day Collections due on Monday 25th December 2017 – Plastic/Tin (Blue Bin) collection

Revised day is Friday 22nd December 2017 for the following:

Locheport, Berneray, Clachan Sands, Vallique, Lochportain, Cheesbay, Blashaval, Minish, Lochmaddy.   Commercial customers in Bayhead, Paible, Calddach, Calchan, Carinish, Balivanich

East Gerinish, Rhughasinish, Lochcarnan, Iochdar, Ardnamoine, Ardivachar, Ardmor, Creagorry, Liniclate & Liniclate School, Torlum, Hacklet, Uskevagh, Petersport, West Camp & Balivanich.

New Year’s Day Collection due on Monday 1 January 2018 – Paper/Card collection.  Revised day is Friday 29th December 2017 for the following:

Clachan, Claddach district, Bayhead, Knockintorran, Balemore, Kyles Paible, Paible, Sollas, Hosta, Tigharry, Grenitote, Ahmor, Balranald, Langass Lodge, Hougharry, Middlequarter, Lochmaddy Commercials

Clachan-na-luib, Carinish, Baleshare, Claddach Carinish, Grimsay, Island Flodda, Gramsdale, Griminish, Nunton, Aird, Muir of Aird

Barra Recycling Collections

New Year’s Day Collections due on Monday 1 January 2018 – (Paper/Card) collection

Revised day is Friday 29th December 2017 for the following:

Criochan, Brevig, Skallary, Leanish, Earsary, Bolnabodach, Bruernish, Northbay, Ardveenish, Ardmhor, Airport, Eoligarry, Northbay Inn, Grean, Cleat, Cuithir, Allasdale

Market Stance Waste Transfer Station 

Christmas Week                                                    New Year Week  

Mon     25 Dec   Closed                                                 Mon      1 Jan   Closed

Tue      26 Dec   830am – 430pm                               Tue       2 Jan   830am – 430pm

Wed     27 Dec   830am – 430pm                               Wed       3 Jan   830am – 430pm

Thu      28 Dec    830am – 430pm                              Thu       4 Jan 830am – 430pm

Fri        29 Dec    830am – 400pm                              Fri         5 Jan   830am – 400pm

Sat       30 Dec    Closed                                                  Sat        6 Jan   Closed

Sun      31 Dec   Closed                                                    Sun       7 Jan   Closed

Rueval Household Waste Recycling Centre

Christmas Week                                               New Year Week                                                           

Mon     25 Dec   Closed                                             Mon      1 Jan   Closed

Tue      26 Dec   Closed                                             Tue       2 Jan   Closed

Wed     27 Dec   830am – 430pm                          Wed      3 Jan   830am – 430pm

Thu      28 Dec   830am – 430pm                          Thu       4 Jan 830am – 430pm

Fri        29 Dec    830am – 400pm                         Fri         5 Jan   830am – 400pm

Sat       30 Dec     830am – 400pm                         Sat        6 Jan   830am – 400pm

Sun      31 Dec   Closed                                               Sun       7 Jan   Closed

 

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