Please put out your rubbish and recycling at the right time, in the right container and in the right place or we may not collect it. See
How to put out your rubbish and recycling for collection.
Rubbish and recycling collections for Merton residents will take place earlier or later than normal over Christmas and New Year.
|Your usual collection day||Your revised collection day|
|Monday 26 December 2016||Saturday 24 December 2016|
|Tuesday 27 December 2016||Tuesday 27 December 2016|
|Wednesday 28 December 2016||Wednesday 28 December 2016|
|Thursday 29 December 2016||Thursday 29 December 2016|
|Friday 30 December 2016||Friday 30 December 2016|
|Monday 2 January 2017||Tuesday 3 January 2017|
|Tuesday 3 January 2017||Wednesday 4 January 2017|
|Wednesday 4 January 2017||Thursday 5 January|
|Thursday 5 January||Friday 6 January 2017|
|Friday 6 January 2017||Saturday 7 January 2017|
Your collections will return to normal the following week Monday 9 January 2017.
Standard collections from houses and flats
Collection days for black bags, recycling boxes, food bins, blue and purple bags, and flats with shared bins.
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flats with shared bins, your collection day may be different: see details of the changes below.
Collections are fortnightly and are usually on the same day as your rubbish and recycling collection.
To find your collection days:
find out whether you are on a "white" or a "yellow" street (this link opens in a new window)
- check the
garden waste collection calendar
On some streets there are
time-banded collections, which means you can only put out your recycling and rubbish at certain times of day.