Christmas and New Year Bin Collections


Find your bin day

If you're not sure when your bin day is, or you want to check what bin you should put out you can check our online form.

Check your bin day


Refuse, recycling and food waste collections

Your bin day will change for three weeks starting Monday 23 December 2019.

You can find your amended collection day below.

Normal Collection Day Christmas Period Collection Day
Monday 23 December Monday 23 December
Tuesday 24 December Tuesday 24 December
Wednesday 25 December Friday 27 December
Thursday 26 December Saturday 28 December
Friday 27 December Monday 30 December
Monday 30 December Tuesday 31 December
Tuesday 31 December Thursday 2 January
Wednesday 1 January Friday 3 January
Thursday 2 January Saturday 4 January
Friday 3 January Monday 6 January
Monday 6 January Tuesday 7 January
Tuesday 7 January Wednesday 8 January
Wednesday 8 January Thursday 9 January
Thursday 9 January Friday 10 January
Friday 10 January Saturday 11 January

Please put your bin out by 6am on your changed collection date.

All collections will be back to normal from Monday 13 January 2019.

Download the collection dates.


Garden waste collections

Garden waste collections will be suspended from Monday 23 December for two weeks.

We will start collecting garden waste from Tuesday 7 January 2020. Your garden waste will be collected a day later than normal for one week.

Normal Collection Day Christmas Period Collection Day
Monday 6 January Tuesday 7 January
Tuesday 7 January Wednesday 8 January
Wednesday 8 January Thursday 9 January
Thursday 9 January Friday 10 January
Friday 10 January Saturday 11 January

All collections will be back to normal from Monday 13 January 2020.


Bulky collections

Our bulky collection and fridge/freezer collection will run as normal over the Christmas period except between the following dates:

  • Monday 23 December to Monday 30 December
  • Wednesday 1 January 2020 to Monday 6 January 2020

Book a bulky collection

Book a fridge/freezer collection


Clinical collections

Our clinical collections will run as normal over the Christmas period except for Tuesday 31 December.

    Book a clinical collection


    Tovil Tip

    The tip will be closed on:

    • Wednesday 25 December 2019
    • Thursday 26 December 2019
    • Wednesday 1 January 2019

    You can find out more information on the items that are accepted on Kent County Council's website.

    The tip is run by Kent County Council.


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