Don’t miss the bin collections this Christmas!


Harrogate Borough Council is reminding residents that there will be changes to collection dates for waste and recycling over the Christmas and New Year holidays.

The collection days over the holiday period are:

Usual collection day Revised collection day
Mon 25 December Wed 27 December
Tue 26 December Thu 28 December
Wed 27 December Fri 29 December
Thu 28 December Sat 30 December
Fri 29 December Tue 2 January
Mon 1 January Wed 3 January
Tue 2 January Thu 4 January
Wed 3 January Fri 5 January
Thu 4 January Sat 6 January
Fri 5 January Mon 8 January
Mon 8 January Tue 9 January
Tue 9 January Wed 10 January
Wed 10 January Thu 11 January
Thu 11 January Fri 12 January
Fri 12 January Sat 13 January

Normal collections start again on Monday 15 January.



Residents can check their waste and recycling collection dates on the sticker on their bin or by visiting

The council operates an email and text update service for residents, notifying them directly of collection changes and other service issues.  To be added to the service, residents should email


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