There are no changes to bin collections during the week
commencing Monday 4th June. Bins will be collected as usual and
residents are requested to present their bins by 6.45am on the day
of their collection.
During the weeks commencing Monday the 4th and 11th of June
additional recycling will be collected alongside the regular green
bin collections. The extra recycling must be presented in clear
bags and placed next to bins. The usual recycling items: plastic
bottles, tins, cans, glass bottles and jars, cardboard, paper and
cartons will be accepted.
If you are celebrating this Jubilee bank holiday with a street
party or a barbeque, do not let food or money go to waste. There
are plenty of tips available from Love Food Hate Waste,
including planning food amounts for parties and leftovers recipes.
Do not forget to recycle your drinks cans and bottles! Your jubilee
decorations can also have another life – reuse them when the
Olympics torch comes to Peterborough, during the Olympics or Euro
Residents and visitors are also advised to make the best use of
recycling street bins when out and about. Kirsty Martin,
Communications manager at Enterprise Peterborough said: ‘There are
recycling facilities around the city and neighbourhoods across
Peterborough, so once you have enjoyed your drink, you can recycle
the container, whether it is a can, a carton, a plastic or glass
bottle, using our recycle-on-the-go bins.’
If you are sorting your wardrobe out this bank holiday, you can
now book a free door step collection of your unwanted textiles,
books, small electrical goods.