Food waste, recycling and non recyclable waste collections

  • Wednesday 25 December collections will take place on Saturday 28 December.
  • Thursday 26 December collections will take place on Sunday 29 December.
  • Wednesday 1 January collections will take place on Saturday 4 January.
  • Thursday 2 January collections will take place on Sunday 5 January.

Please remember, we will only collect materials presented in the recycling and waste containers provided by East Lothian Council.

Please present all containers at the kerbside by 7am on the day of collection.

Garden waste collections

There will be no garden waste collections between 23 December and 5 January inclusive. For your next collection date in January, view your collection calendar.

Christmas trees

Real Christmas trees can be composted by taking them to a Recycling Centre or presenting them beside your brown bin on garden waste collection dates in January.

Recycling Centres

Our Recycling Centres are usually open seven days a week from 8.30am to 4.15pm over the winter months.

However they will not be open on 25-26 December and 1-2 January, and will close at the earlier time of 2pm on Christmas Eve and Hogmanay.

Severe weather

Should we have to suspend services due to weather disruption, check our website and social media for updates.

Contact us

  • Call our contact centre on 01875 824 305
  • Email us at [email protected]
  • Contact Biffa about food caddies and recycling boxes on 0131 665 3874