THERE will be no household rubbish collections on Tuesday, December 27.
Recycling and rubbish collections will be collected a day later than usual.
Those that normally have a Friday collection will have their rubbish collected on Saturday, December 31.
An additional blue-topped bin collection for recycling will replace the normal brown-topped garden waste bin collection.
If you want to check when there will be a collection at your house, the district council has a Wast Collection Date section on its website www.horsham.gov.uk/
The council has set out the following guidelines for recycling your Christmas rubbish.
Christmas Recycling – Do you have it sorted?
Is it Clean?
Clean - All containers rinsed out, no food waste.
No Food - No food smeared on items, no liquids in bottles.
Is it Dry?
Dry - Bin Lids Down, no water in bins. All material to be dry.
Not Wet - No dull wet paper/card.
Is it Loose?
Loose - Recycling loose in the bin.
No Bags - No bagged recycling.
Paper &, card
Newspapers and Magazines
Paper based wrapping paper
Liquid Food Cartons – (TetraPak)
No shredded paper, remove sellotape, bows, ribbons.
No paper towels or napkins
No Plastic wrapping paper – often looks like foil paper but contains plastic.
containers, cans, lids and sweet wrappers
Metal containers, such as Quality Street and biscuit tins,
Cans & tins such as pet food, drinks cans and aerosols. (All empty, clean and dry),
Metal bottle tops & jam jar lids.
Aluminium foil and trays - clean
Foil sweet wrappers (if you can ‘scrunch’ it up and it stays ‘scrunched’ it’s metal)
No Container lids - such as milk bottle lids.
The only plastic residents in West Sussex can recycle are PLASTIC BOTTLES.
Bottle shaped only - if it’s plastic and a bottle it can be recycled.
No Christmas pudding bowls (plastic)
No Margarine / Yoghurt pots / Ice cream tubs.
No Coat hangers
No Plastic Baubles.
No Fruit netting etc.
Glass - Glass Bottles and Jars
Any glass other than bottles or jars
No drinking glasses
No glass baubles etc.
Other Christmas items
Paper Decorations – such as paper chains
No artificial Christmas Trees - These can be taken to your local Household Waste Recycling Site (HWRS) for disposal.
No sweet wrappers that don’t stay scrunched.
No foil-looking wrapping paper.