Christmas and New Year Refuse and Recycling Collections

There are a number of planned changes to Refuse and Recycling Collections in the Western Isles on Tuesday 25 December 2018 and Tuesday 1 January 2019.

Collection times may vary and the revised day of collection may be before the usual day of collection. Householders are requested to present their wheeled bins at the kerbside by 8am on the revised collection day.

Lewis & Harris

Lewis Residual and Organic collections

There will be no refuse collection in the Uig, Coll, and Stornoway (Centre A) areas on 25th December 2018.

The revised dates for these areas are as follows:

Friday 21 December 2018 - Uig

Uig, Lochganvich, Achmore, Cleascro

Saturday 22 December 2018 – Coll

Coll, Vatisker, Brevig, Back

Saturday 22 December 2018 – Stornoway (Centre A)

Lewis St, Mackenzie St, Plantation Rd,  Rose ST MacCallum Pl, Scotland St, Keith St, Church St, New St, Kenneth St, Francis St, Mackay Court, Murray Pl.

There will be no refuse collection in the Bernera, Tolsta, and Stornoway (Centre B) areas on 1January 2019.

The revised dates for these areas are as follows:

Friday 28 December 2018 – Bernera

Bernera, Linshader, Callanish, Garynahine

Saturday 29 December 2018 – Tolsta

Tolsta, Gress, Mossend, Steinish, Plasterfield, Bayview

Saturday 29 December 2018 – Stornoway (Centre B)

James St, Garden Rd, Stag Rd, Bayhead, Cromwell St, North Beach, Castle St, Quay St, Esplanade Court, South Beach, Shell St, Point St, Bells Rd, Inaclete Rd, Rigs Rd, Caberfeidh Rd, Cannery Rd, Island Rd.

Lewis Recycling Collections (blue and green bins) due on Tuesday 25 December 2018

Revised day is Saturday 22 December 2018 for the following:

Newmarket Recycling – Guershader, MacGregor Park, Newvalley, Laxdale Lane, Benside, Bakers Rd, Newmarket, Bridge Cottages, Laxdale, Ravens Lane, Redcliffe.

Lewis Recycling Collections (blue and green bins) due on Tuesday 1January 2019

Revised day is Saturday 29 December 2019 for the following:

Shawbost – Shawbost, Dalbeg, Dalmore, Carloway.

Creed Park Household Waste Recycling Centre

Christmas Week                                                                      

Mon     24 Dec   Closed

Tue      25 Dec   Closed

Wed     26 Dec   Closed

Thu      27 Dec   9 – 5

Fri        28 Dec   9 – 5

Sat       29 Dec   9 – 4

Sun      30 Dec   Closed

New Year Week                                      

Mon      31 Dec   Closed

Tue       01 Jan   Closed

Wed      02 Jan   Closed

Thu       03 Jan   9 – 5

Fri         04 Jan   9 – 5

Sat        05 Jan   9 – 4

Sun       06 Jan   Closed

Normal opening hours will resume w/c 07 Jan 2018;

Sun / Mon         Closed
Tue – Fri           9 – 5
Sat                   9 – 4

Bennadrove Landfill Site

The landfill site will be closed on 25 December 2018 and 1 January 2019

Bennadrove Landfill site is for the disposal of chargeable Commercial and Industrial wastes only.

Uist & Barra

Uist Residual Collections

Christmas Day Collections due on Tuesday 25th December 2018 – Residual Collection

Revised day is Friday 21st December 2018 for the following:

Hacklet Eastwards, Uskevagh, Petersport, West Camp, Balivanich, Aird, Creagorry Commercials, Liniclate Commercials, Liniclate Muir, Uachdar, Dungainchy,

Smerclate, Garrynamoine, South Lochboisdale, South Boisdale, North Boisdale, Daliburgh Commercials, Daliburgh (West of the Borrodale), Kilpheder, Strome, Eriskay, Glendale,

Kilbride & Rangehead 

New Year’s Day Collection due on Tuesday 1 January 2019 – Residual collection.  Revised day is Friday 28th December 2018 for the following:

Stonebridge, Locheynort, Daliburgh, Lochboisdale, Garryheille, Askernish, Milton, Kildonan, Bornish, Howmore, Howbeg, Drimsdale, Stilligarry, Drimore, Gerinish, Rangehead, East Gerinish, Rhughasinish, Loch Carnan, Iochdar, Ardnamoine, Ardivachar, Ardmor, Creagorry, Liniclate, Torlum & Balivanich Commercials

Barra Residual/Recycling Collections

Christmas Day Collection due on Tuesday 25th December 2018 – Residual Collection

Revised day is Wednesday 26th December for the following:

Criochan, Brevig, Skallary, Leanish, Earsary, Bolnabodach, Bruernish, Northbay, Ardveenish,
Eoligarry, Grean, Cleat, Cuithir, Allasdale

New Year’s Day Collections due on Tuesday 1 January 2019 – (Paper/Card) collection

Revised day is Wednesday 2nd January for the following:

Glen, Garrygall, Ledaig, Castlebay, Horve, Kentangaval, Nask, Vatersay, Heatherhill, Tangasdale, Borve & Craigston.

Market Stance Waste Transfer Station

Christmas Week                                                                                                 

Mon     24 Dec    8.30am – 4.30pm

Tue      25 Dec    Closed

Wed     26 Dec    8.30am – 4.30pm

Thu      27 Dec    8.30am – 4.30pm

Fri        28 Dec    8.30am – 4.00pm

Sat       29 Dec    Closed

New Year Week                                                             

Mon      31 Dec 8.30am – 4.30pm

Tue       1 Jan   Closed

Wed      2 Jan   8.30am – 4.30pm

Thu       3 Jan   8.30am – 4.30pm

Fri         4 Jan   8.30am – 4.00pm

Sat        5 Jan   Closed

Rueval Household Waste Recycling Centre

Christmas Week                                                                               

Mon     24 Dec   8.30am – 4.30pm

Tue      25 Dec   Closed

Wed     26 Dec   Closed

Thu      27 Dec   830am – 4.30pm

Fri        28 Dec   830am – 4.00pm

Sat       29 Dec   830am – 4.00pm

New Year Week                                                           

Mon      31 Dec 8.30am – 4.30pm

Tue       1 Jan   Closed

Wed      2 Jan   Closed

Thu       3 Jan   8.30am – 4.30pm

Fri         4 Jan   8.30am – 4.00pm

Sat        5 Jan   8.30am – 4.00pm

Normal opening hours will resume w/c 7th Jan 2019.