Waste Collection Update

Waste Collection Update

Published: 8 July 2024

Saturday 20 July – update 5pm

As of 5pm on Saturday 20 July, RCS crews have made significant progress in clearing most of the black bin waste and recycling collections from Friday’s schedule in Chadwell Heath, Clementswood, Goodmayes, Ilford Town, Loxford, and Mayfield.

If the crews didn’t collect your black win waste and recycling today, please be assured that it will be collected on Monday.

Thank you for your support in leaving your waste outside as we work to catch up and provide the service you need.

Saturday 20 July

Following industrial action by Unite the Union, we are working hard to catch up with recycling and waste collections.

Each day, we are getting closer to being back on track so that normal collections can resume as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience. We know this is frustrating for you, and we sincerely apologise for the inconvenience.

On Saturday, 20 July, RCS crews will clear the remainder of the black bin collections and the majority of the recycling collections from Friday’s collection schedule in Chadwell Heath,  Clementswood, Goodmayes, Ilford Town, Loxford, and Mayfield.

If the crews do not collect your recycling and waste today, it will be collected on Monday.

 Please be advised that garden waste collections are delayed. Please leave garden waste outside your property, and we will collect it as soon as possible.

Thank you for your support in leaving your waste at your boundary as we work to catch up and provide the service you need.


 Friday 19 July

We are working hard to catch up with waste collections, following industrial action. Each day we are getting closer to being back on track, so that normal collections can resume as soon as possible.

Thank you for your patience. We know this is frustrating for you and we sincerely apologise for the inconvenience.

On Friday 19 July, we are clearing the last of the collections from our Thursday area, in Barkingside, Aldborough, Newbury, Seven Kings and Chadwell Heath. We will then move on to our usual Friday collection, which covers the remaining areas of Chadwell Heath, Seven Kings and Ilford, Goodmayes and Dagenham.

Thank you for your support in leaving your waste at your boundary, as we continue to work to catch up and provide the service you need.


Thursday 18 July

Despite the recent industrial action by Unite the Union, we are making every effort to maintain our waste collection programme this week (Monday 15 July – Friday 19 July)

Please put out your black bins and recycling boxes as usual if your collection is today or was missed yesterday. If residents have too much recycling for their boxes, they can place it in a cardboard box or clear sack for collection.

Garden waste collection has resumed this week. If your collection is today, or was missed yesterday, we will try our best to collect it. However, there may be delays due to the extra accumulation of garden waste caused by the industrial action.

We understand that Unite's industrial action may cause inconvenience, and we appreciate your understanding during this period.  We also ask that you remain patient whilst Redbridge Civic Services (RCS) continues to clear any outstanding collections.


Tuesday 16 July

Despite the recent industrial action by Unite the Union, we are making every effort to maintain our waste collection programme this week (Monday 15 July – Friday 19 July)

Please put out your black bins and recycling boxes as usual if your collection is today or was missed yesterday.

Garden waste collection resumes this week. If your collection is today (Tuesday 16 July) or was missed yesterday, we will try our best to collect it. However, there may be delays due to the extra accumulation of garden waste caused by the industrial action.

 We understand that Unite's industrial action may cause inconvenience, and we sincerely appreciate your patience and understanding during this period.


Monday 15 July

Despite the recent industrial action by Unite the Union , we are making every effort to maintain our waste collection programme this week (Monday 15 July – Friday 19 July)

Please put out your black bins and recycling boxes as usual if your collection is today, or was missed last week.

Garden waste collection resumes today. If your collection is today (Monday, 15 July), we will try our best to collect it. Due to the extra accumulation of garden waste caused by the industrial action, there may be some delays in the collection.

We appreciate your patience and understanding during this period of Unite industrial action.


Saturday 13 July: update: 4.30pm

If your black bag waste and recycling wasn't picked up today (Saturday), our crews will return on Monday to pick up any outstanding collections.

We appreciate your patience and understanding during this period of RCS industrial action.

 


Saturday 13 July

If your recycling wasn't picked up yesterday (Friday), our crews will do their best to pick it up today (Saturday).

If your recycling isn't picked up today, our crews will return on Monday to pick up any outstanding collections.

We appreciate your patience and understanding during this period of RCS industrial action.


Friday 12 July

We are resuming our usual waste and recycling collection programme this week from Monday 8 July.

 Black bin waste and recycling:

If your collection is today (Friday 12 July), please put out your black bins and recycling as usual. We will do our best to collect black bin waste and recycling today.

If you do not receive a collection today, leave your black bin waste and recycling out, and it will be collected tomorrow (Saturday 13 July).

Garden waste:

Garden waste collection will resume next week, starting from Monday 15 July.

We understand the inconvenience caused by the RCS strike action. Please bear with us as we make every effort to catch up on the missed collections from last week.

Please visit our website for daily updates.


Thursday 11 July

We are resuming our usual waste and recycling collection programme this week from Monday 8 July.

Black bin waste and recycling:

If your collection is today (Thursday 11 July), please put out your black bins and recycling as usual. We will do our best to collect black bin waste and recycling today.

If you do not receive a collection today, leave your black bin waste and recycling out, and it will be collected tomorrow (Friday 12 July ).

Garden waste:

Garden waste collection will resume next week, starting from Monday 15 July.

We understand the inconvenience caused by the RCS strike action. Please bear with us as we make every effort to catch up on the missed collections from last week.

Please visit our website for daily updates.


Wednesday 10 July

We are resuming our usual waste and recycling collection programme this week from Monday 8 July.

Black bin waste and recycling:

If your collection is today (Wednesday 10 July), please put out your black bins and recycling as usual. We will do our best to collect black bin waste and recycling today.

If you do not receive a collection today, leave your black bin waste and recycling out, and it will be collected tomorrow (Thursday 11 July).

Garden waste:

Garden waste collection will resume next week, starting from Monday 15 July.

We understand the inconvenience caused by the RCS strike action. Please bear with us as we make every effort to catch up on the missed collections from last week.

Please visit our website for daily updates.


Tuesday 9 July

We are resuming our usual waste and recycling collection programme this week from Monday 8 July.

Black bin waste and recycling:

If your collection is today (Tuesday 9 July), please put out your black bins and recycling as usual. We will do our best to collect black bin waste and recycling today.

If you do not receive a collection today, leave your black bin waste and recycling out, and it will be collected tomorrow (Wednesday 9 July).

Garden waste:

Garden waste collection will resume next week, starting from Monday 15 July.

We understand the inconvenience caused by the RCS strike action. Please bear with us as we make every effort to catch up on the missed collections from last week.

Please visit our website for daily updates.


Monday 8 July

We are resuming our usual waste collection programme this week from Monday 8 July.

Please put out your black bins and recycling as usual. Garden waste collection will resume next week (from Monday 15 July).

Please bear with us as we try to catch up on collections missed last week during the RCS strike action.

If your collection was missed last week or any waste or side waste wasn’t collected today please either:

  1. Store your waste until your usual collection resumes this week (put your waste out on your usual collection day from today Monday 8 July).
  2. Dispose of waste and recycling for free at Chigwell Road Reuse and Recycling Centre (please remember to bring proof of address, a driver’s license with your current address or a recent council tax bill - this includes e-bills shown on an electronic device).

Please visit our website for daily updates.