August Bank Holiday changes to refuse and recycling


Harrogate Borough Council is reminding residents that there will be changes to collection dates for waste and recycling the week of the August Bank Holiday.

There will be no collection on Monday 29 August 2016.

Collections will be made the day following the usual collection day.

Below are details of the revised collection days for the week beginning Monday 29 August.


Usual day of collection Revised day of collection
Monday 29 August Tuesday 30 August
Tuesday 30 September Wednesday 31 August
Wednesday 31 August Thursday 1 September
Thursday 1 September Friday 2 September
Friday 2 September Saturday 3 September


Normal collections will start again on Monday 5 September 2016.

Residents can check their waste and recycling collection dates by visiting

The council operates an email and text update service for residents, notifying them directly of collection changes and other service issues.  Residents can sign up to the service by emailing or calling 01423 500600.

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