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When will my bin be collected after Storm Eunice causes disruption across Wales

Recycling and waste collections across Wales were canceled last Friday, as Storm Eunice battered the country.

Rail services were suspended, schools and council buildings were closed and people across the country were urged to stay inside if they could.

With a red weather warning in place for parts of the country and winds of more than 70mph reported across Wales, it’s no surprise bin collections were suspended, and postponed until the weather improved.

Here’s a round-up of when the rescheduled bin collections, for those whose bins weren’t collected on February 21, will take place:

Anglesey

All recycling and food waste collections that were due to be collected on Friday, February 21 have been pushed back until the “next scheduled collection”, Isle of Anglesey County Council said.

Blaenau Gwent

Recycling and bin collections scheduled for Friday, February 18 suspended took place on Saturday, February 19, Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council said.

Bridgend

Bridgend County Borough Council has confirmed recycling that was due to be collected on Friday, February 18 will be collected on Friday, February 25 and general refuse not collected on Friday will be collected on Saturday, February 26.

“Residents who do not have sufficient space in their containers can use open carrier bags for additional recycling,” Bridgend County Borough Council added.

All other collections are set to go ahead this week “as normal”.

Caerphilly

Caerphilly County Borough Council said waste that was due to be collected on Friday, February 18 was collected on Saturday, February 19.

Recycling collections that were due to take place on Friday, February 18 will now take place on Friday, February 25, the council added. “Any additional recycling can be placed in clear bags alongside your container.”

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cardiff

General waste and food waste collections took place over the weekend (Saturday, February 19 and Sunday, February 20) and will continue through Monday, February 21.

Residents in the council’s “recycling trial” had their recycling collected on Saturday, February 19. All other Cardiff residents were asked to put their recycling out on their next collection day. You can check your next collection day online here.

Carmarthenshire

Most bin collections scheduled on Friday, February 18 took place on Saturday, February 19.

However bins in the following areas were unable to be collected and will therefore be collected on Monday, February 21 instead: Capel Isaac, Cwmdu, Cwmifor, Manordeilo, Penybanc, Selem, Taliaris, Talley, Cenarth (Newcastle Emlyn), Capel Iwan (Newcastle Emlyn), Trelech (Whitland), Brechfa, Bronwydd

Ceredigion

Food and recycling waste scheduled for collection on Friday, February 18 should be put out for collection on Friday, February 25, said Ceredigion County Council.

The council hopes to resume collections for black bag and glass collections during the week commencing Monday, February 21.

For further details on when you should put your bins out for collection in Ceredigion, visit the council website here.

Conwy

Conwy County Borough Council has arranged “catch up collections” for many residents whose recycling or black bins were not collected on Friday, February 18.

Black bins in the following areas will be collected on Monday, February 21 – Rhos on Sea: Bryn Eglwys, Maes Glas, Llwyn Onn, Dinerth Hall Road, Dinerth Close, Dinerth Ave, Dinerth Crescent, Alwen Drive, Marston Road, Conway Close, Madoc Close; Henryd.

Recycling in the following areas will be collected on Monday, February 21 or Tuesday, February 22 – Cerrigydrudion: Maes Aled, King Street, Rhos Nant, Cae Llwyd; Cerrigydrudion to Llanfihangel; Cerrigydrudion to Llangwm; Cerrigydrudion to Dinmael; Dinmael; mardy; maesmor; Alwen; pentrellyncymer

Recycling in the following areas will be collected on Friday, February 25: Eglwysbach to Llanddoged; Rhos on Sea: Brewis Road, Stuart Drive, Princess Ave, Dulas Close, Aled Drive, Cowlyd Close, Alwen Drive, Conway Close, Horton Road, Ebberston Road West, Llanerch Road West, Broadway, Llanerch Road East, Beckett Close, Chatsworth Close , Penrhos Road, Sea Bank Road, Upper Promenade; P enmaenmawr: Esplanade, Craigllwyd Road, Gilfach Road, Celyn Avenue; Llandudno: Kingsway, Queensway, Liddell Drive, Dodgson Close, Emery Down, Alice Gardens, Clarence Road, Carpenter Ave, Daresbury Close, Sylva Gardens

Crews will take extra recycling that doesn’t fit into the typical containers, Conwy County Borough Council said. Residents are asked to sort their extra recycling into boxes or clear bags.

Denbighshire

Garden waste that was scheduled to be collected on Friday, February 18 will be collected on the next scheduled collection day in two weeks’ time, Denbighshire County Council said.

All other waste and recycling services are understood to have taken place on Friday, as scheduled.

Flintshire

Black bins that were due to be collected on Friday, February 18 will now be collected on Monday, February 21. Missed recycling collections will be made on the next scheduled collection day: Friday, February 25.

Missed food waste collections will be collected on the next scheduled collection day: Friday, February 25.

Medical, AHP and nappy collections took place on Saturday, February 19 and Sunday, February 20 and will continue on Monday, February 21.

Recycling and waste collections scheduled for Monday, February 21 may be delayed or disrupted, Flintshire County Council said.

Gwynedd

Any bins that weren’t collected on Friday, February 21 will be collected “in the coming days”, Gwynedd Council said.

Merthyr Tydfil

Most collections went ahead as usual on Friday, February 21.

Collections are expected to resume as normal on Monday, February 21.

Monmouthshire

Residents who were due a recycling and waste collection on Friday, February 18 had their recycling and waste collected on Saturday, February 19.

Neath Port Talbot

Waste and recycling from Longford, Tonna, Clyne and Pontardawe Central was collected on Sunday, February 20. Other areas had their recycling and bins collected on Saturday, February 19.

If any dry recycling (cardboard, paper, tins and plastics) was not collected, it should be put out for the next collection.

Newport

Waste collections were suspended on Friday, February 18. It’s not yet been confirmed when the missed collections will be rescheduled to.

Pembrokeshire

Recycling collections in Johnston, Hook, Llangwm, Rosemarket, Neyland and Burton areas have been rescheduled to Monday, February 21. However, if residents are able to hold onto their recycling until the next collection, the council would be “extremely grateful”.

Powys

You can report a missed bin collection in Powys here. Information on any rescheduled collections has not yet been shared publicly.

Rhondda Cynon Taf

Waste and recycling collections that were scheduled for Friday, February 18 will take place on Monday, February 21. Bulky collections and wheelie bins booked in for Friday, February 18 will also be collected on Monday, February 21.

All other scheduled collections for week beginning February 21 have been pushed back one day.

For example, waste due to be collected on Wednesday, February 23 will now be collected on Thursday, February 24, and waste due to be collected on Thursday, February 24 will now be collected on Friday, February 25.

Swansea

Missed waste collections in Swansea were picked up over the weekend.

A spokesperson for Swansea Council said: “Recycling and waste collections are back to normal today (Monday, February 21) after Friday’s canceled collections, which were picked up instead by crews working through the weekend’s bad weather.”

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It’s not yet known when any missed bin collection will be rescheduled to.

Vale of Glamorgan

Waste collections in the Vale of Glamorgan are understood to have resumed on Saturday, February 19.

Wrexham

The most recent update related to Storm Eunice on the Wrexham Council website says that bins were due to be collected as normal on Friday, February 18 – but doesn’t explain whether all bins were collected or not.

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