Festive bin arrangements

Christmas treeThere may be changes to your scheduled rubbish and recycling collection dates over the Christmas and New Year period - please check the lists below for any changes in your area. Some bin collections are being made earlier than scheduled, so please check carefully to make sure you don't miss your amended collection date

* There have been some additional disruptions to bin collections in some areas - please check our service disruptions page if your bin has been missed *

Find your area:

Bute  Dunoon and Cowal  Mid Argyll and Tarbert  Campbeltown and Kintyre  Islay and Jura  Oban and Lorn  Mull and Iona  Tiree  Helensburgh and Lomond

SnowflakeAll of the household rubbish and recycling centres will be closed on 25th and 26th December 2019, and on 1st and 2nd January 2020

Bute

  • Green bin collections due on Wednesday 25th December will instead be collected on Saturday 28th December
  • Green bin collections due on Wednesday 1st January will instead be collected on Saturday 4th January
  • There will be no recycling collections carried out by Fyne Futures on 25th/ 26th  December and 1st/2nd January. The next collection date for homes due recycling collections on these dates will be the next scheduled recycling collection date. During this time households can also use the nearest bring-site or Westlands recycling centre.
  • Please note: green bin collections scheduled for 26th December and 2nd January will take place as normal (even though your calendar states these may be changed)
  • Westlands recycling and civic amenity site will be closed on 25th/26th December and 1st/2nd January
  • Find your bin calendar and advice on what goes in your bins for Bute here

Dunoon and Cowal area

  • Rubbish and recycling collections due on Wednesday 25th December will instead be collected on Saturday 28th December
  • Rubbish and recycling collections due on Wednesday 1st January will instead be collected on Saturday 4th January
  • Please note: collections scheduled for 26th December and 2nd January will take place as normal (even though your calendar states these may be changed)
  • Bogleha recycling and civic amenity site will be closed on 25/26th December and 1st/2nd January
  • Find your bin calendar and advice on what goes in your bins for Dunoon and Cowal here

Mid Argyll and Tarbert area

  • Green bin collections due on Wednesday 25th December will instead be collected on Monday 23rd December
  • Blue bin (recycling) collections due on Wednesday 25th December will instead be collected on Saturday 28th December
  • Green bin collections due on Thursday 26th December will instead be collected on Friday 27th December
  • Blue bin (recycling) collections due on Thursday 26th December will instead be collected on Saturday 28th December
  • Green bin collections due on Wednesday 1st January will instead be collected on Monday 30th December
  • Blue bin (recycling) collections due on Wednesday 1st January will instead be collected on Saturday 4th January
  • Green bin collections due on Thursday 2nd January will instead be collected on Friday 3rd January
  • Blue bin (recycling) collections due on Thursday 2nd January will instead be collected on Saturday 4th January

Campbeltown and Kintyre area

  • Green bin collections due on Wednesday 25th December will instead be collected on Thursday 26th December
  • Green bin collections due on Thursday 26th December will instead be collected on Saturday 28th December
  • Green bin collections due on Wednesday 1st January will instead be collected on Thursday 2nd January
  • Green bin collections due on Thursday 2nd January will instead be collected on Saturday 4th January
  • Recycling collections on Gigha due on Wednesday 1st January will instead be collected on Tuesday 31st December
  • Recycling collections carried out by Kintyre Recycling due on Wednesday 25th December will instead be collected on Friday 27th December
  • Recycling collections carried out by Kintyre Recycling due on Wednesday 1st January will instead be collected on Friday 3rd January
  • The Roading recycling and civic amenity site will be closed on 25th/26th December and 1st/2nd January
  • Find your bin calendar and advice on what goes in your bins and bags for Kintyre here

Islay and Jura

  • Rubbish and recycling collections due on Wednesday 25th December will be collected instead on Friday 27th December
  • Rubbish and recycling collections due on Wednesday 1st January will be collected instead on Friday 3rd January
  • Please note: collections scheduled for 26th December and 2nd January will take place as normal (even though your calendar states these may be changed)
  • Gartbreck Recycling and Civic Amenity Site will be closed on 25/26th December and 1st/2nd January.
  • Find your bin calendar and advice on what goes in your bins for Islay and Jura here

Oban and Lorn area

  • Rubbish and recycling collections due on 25th, 26th and 27th December will be collected a day later than scheduled i.e. due on 25th will be collected on 26th, due on 26th will be collected on 27th, due on 27th will be collected on 28th
  • Rubbish and recycling collections due on 1st, 2nd and 3rd January will be collected a day later than scheduled i.e. due on 1st will be collected on 2nd, due on 2nd will be collected on 3rd, due on 3rd will be collected on 4th
  • Collections due on 23rd and 24th December, and 30th and 31st December will be carried out as normal
  • Moleigh recycling and civic amenity site will be closed on 25/26th December and 1st/2nd January
  • Local arrangements are being put in place for any changes to bin collections over the festive period on Colonsay
  • Find your bin calendar and advice on what goes in your bins for Oban and Lorn here
  • Recycling collections due on Coll on Wednesday 1st January will be collected instead on Friday 3rd January

Mull and Iona

  • Rubbish and recycling collections due on Wednesday 25th December will instead be collected on Friday 27th December
  • Rubbish and recycling collections due on Wednesday 1st January will instead be collected on Friday 3rd January
  • Please note: collections scheduled for 26th December and 2nd January will take place as normal (even though your calendar states these may be changed)
  • Glengorm recycling and civic amenity site will be closed on 25/26th December and 1st/2nd January
  • Find your bin calendar and advice on what goes in your bins for Mull and Iona here

Tiree

  • Recycling collections due on Wednesday 25th December will instead be collected on Tuesday 24th December
  • Recycling collections due on Thursday 26th December will instead be collected on Friday 27th December
  • Gott Bay recycling and civic amenity site will be closed on 25th/26th December and 1st/2nd January
  • Find your bin calendar and advice on what goes in your bins for Tiree here

Helensburgh and Lomond

Rubbish and recycling collections due on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays (green, blue and grey bins, or food waste) over the festive period will be collected 2 days later than scheduled:

  • Collections due on Wednesday 25th December will  be collected on Friday 27th December
  • Collections due on Thursday 26th December will be collected on Saturday 28th December.
  • Collections due on Friday 27th December will be collected on Sunday 29th December.
  • Collections due on Wednesday  1st January will be collected on Friday 3rd January
  • Collections due on Thursday 2nd January will be collected on Saturday 4th January.
  • Collections due on Friday 3rd January will be collected on Sunday 5th January.
  • Collections due on 23rd and 24th December, and 30th and 31st December will be carried out as normal
  • Blackhill recycling and civic amenity site will be closed on 25th/26th  December and 1st/2nd January.
  • Find your bin calendar and advice on what goes in your bins for Helensburgh and Lomond here