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Waste collection update from Cardiff Council

If your green bags haven’t been collected recently, you are not alone. Cardiff Council is struggling to remove the huge amount of extra recyclable waste created over the Christmas period and has apologised to residents for delays in collecting green bags. A message from Cardiff Council: We understand residents will be concerned if they have […]

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Cardiff Council promises cleaner streets

Cardiff will benefit from cleaner streets under new plans to change the way waste and recyclables are collected across the city. The new system will see the council adopt a four-day a week, single shift collection model. This will enable collections to take place between 6am and 3.45pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. All […]

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Changes to local recycling centre rules

You still have to book, but you can now visit Lamby Way Recycling Centre 26 times a year instead of 12. Here’s the update: ·       Residents can now book 26 visits per year to local recycling centres, increased from 12 ·       2 people can now get out of the vehicle to help move heavier items, so no […]

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Easter Waste and Recycling Collections

Our collection day will remain the same during Easter this year, but collection times may change so please ensure your waste is out by 6am. Cardiff Council has confirmed that their waste collection team will work across the Easter bank holidays to ensure the collection service continues and there will be no one-day-delay to collections the […]

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Latest COVID-19 Update from Cardiff Council

Here’s yesterday’s COVID-19 update from Cardiff Council: a second hotel opens to help the homeless self-isolate through the outbreak, refinements to the new weekly waste collections, Cardiff shows its appreciation for our waste crews, the latest on schools, and social distancing in our allotments.  Extra homeless provision for city’s most vulnerable Plans are revealed to […]

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Changes to how our rubbish is collected during COVID-19 restrictions

Cardiff is moving to a new, weekly, kerbside-collection which will see all household waste (except garden waste) picked up at the same time.   Collection days for your area will remain the same, but the way waste is handled is changing to help manage the impact of COVID-19 and ensure the wellbeing of both residents […]

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Can pink stickers prevent incorrect recycling in Splott?

Do you know what goes in the green bag?  It would appear that some Cardiff residents don’t as dirty nappies, clothes, and food are regularly popped in the recycling.   Figures released by the council show that 20% of waste being put into green bags for recycling contains incorrect materials which hamper the recycling process. […]

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Six infrared cameras are now operating in Cardiff to catch people fly tipping waste

“If someone offers to collect waste from your home for £20 or so, then alarm bells should ring.”   That’s the message from Cllr Michael Michael, Cabinet Member for Clean Streets and Recycling. Six infrared cameras are now operating in Cardiff to catch people fly tipping waste. Since August this year, 23 fixed penalty notices of […]

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Splott selected for separate glass recycling trial

Around 17,000 properties will be piloting a new scheme to recycle glass from their homes and some streets in Splott have been selected as part of the trial. The pilot will begin on October 15thand will run for at least 12 weeks. It will involve selected households from ten wards across the city. Residents which […]

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