As in previous years, there will be no rubbish and recycling collections on Christmas Day or Boxing Day.

Collections due on Christmas Day:

  • Rubbish due to be collected on Christmas Day will be collected Wednesday 1 January.
  • Recycling due to be collected on Christmas Day will be collected Saturday 21 December.
  • Garden waste due to be collected on Christmas Day will be collected Saturday 21 December

Collections due on Boxing Day:

  • Rubbish due to be collected on Boxing Day will be collected Thursday 2 January.
  • Recycling due to be collected on Boxing Day will be collected Saturday 28 December.
  • Garden waste due to be collected on Boxing Day will be collected Saturday 28 December.

Waste and recycling collections will continue as normal from New Year’s Day.

These details will be posted to residents of Cornwall as part of their collection calendar. Further information is available at www.cornwall.gov.uk/christmas.

Cornwall Council will collect real Christmas trees (under 6ft) for composting on the weeks beginning 6 January and 13 January. They will collect trees on the alternate week to your recycling collection. Please place your tree out for collection beside your rubbish.

If you have any questions, please contact the Waste and Recycling team on 0300 1234 141.