The Highland Council is reviewing the waste and recycling assortment routes throughout Ross & Cromarty and Dornoch.
By mapping new, environment friendly and balanced assortment routes this can assist to enhance the effectivity of the gathering automobiles with diminished carbon emissions and improved gasoline effectivity.
As well as, the assessment will even assist the Council to fulfill the calls for of rising housing developments throughout the Highlands.
The brand new routes are scheduled to start out in Ross and Cromarty and Dornoch on Monday 23 October.
Residents in Ross and Cromarty and Dornoch areas will obtain a letter this week which is able to embody a 2023 Waste and Recycling Bin Assortment Calendar exhibiting the day that their waste and recycling will probably be collected.
Please bear in mind that the gathering calendar that you just obtain stands out as the identical as your earlier collections as not all bin collections are altering.
Highland Council Enterprise Waste clients that may see a day change will probably be despatched an electronic mail with the small print of the gathering day adjustments over the following two weeks.
All waste and recycling collections will stay on an alternate weekly foundation – refuse collected one week and recycling collected the opposite week.
Nonetheless, some house owners may even see their assortment day altering.
Any adjustments to assortment days will begin from week commencing Monday 23 October 2023.
Route Optimisation in Ross & Cromarty and Dornoch is a part of an general assessment of all assortment routes in Highland. A phased method is being adopted when implementing the brand new routes, with Badenoch & Strathspey being the primary space accomplished in Could 2022.
Councillor Graham Mackenzie, Chair of Communities and Place Committee mentioned: “As the gathering routes begin to change from Monday 23 October, residents and companies can count on minimal disruptions to bin collections. We have now been in a position to enhance the efficiency and effectivity of the waste and recycling automobiles by utilising specialist software program to create the brand new routes.”
He continued: “Decreasing carbon emissions and contributing to the council’s monetary sustainability is a precedence. Route optimisation ensures that we will proceed to service the rising variety of properties projected to be constructed within the coming years with our present sources and fleet.”
From 23 October, The Council’s Waste Conscious Staff will probably be out with the Waste and Recycling Assortment Operatives, and readily available to help house owners who’ve a brand new assortment day. We might additionally urge the general public to assist aged neighbours or relations put their bin out on the right day.
Homeowners in Ross and Cromarty and Dornoch will even obtain the next data with the letters concerning the new collections:
- Waste and Recycling Bin Assortment Calendar
- A information of what can and can’t go into your blue recycling bin
- A information of the opposite family recycling providers obtainable in your native space
- Recommendations on the best way to scale back waste
Backyard waste collections stay unaffected by these adjustments. For extra data, please go to: