Here is a little helpful reminder that there will be changes, to our bin collections dates for residents in Carmarthenshire over Easter and what the changes are
Across Carmarthenshire there will be changes to the day your rubbish is picked from Friday 19th April until Friday 26th April. The changes are simply that your normal bin collections will take place one day later than usual, so if your normal collection day is:
The all-important dates for when your blue recycling and black rubbish bags will be picked up over the Easter period in Carmarthenshire.
With all collections being back to normal from Monday 29th April. These changes will also affect the garden waste pickups as well.
It is estimated that 90 million chocolate Easter eggs are bought in the UK every year, that’s a lot of cardboard, foil and plastic packaging, so people are being urged to try and recycle as much as possible. Don’t forget to use your Blue Bags to recycle all those Easter Egg boxes, plastic packaging and Did you know even the foil that wraps your chocolate eggs can be recycled.!
And if you are making a big Easter lunch for all the family, make sure you either compost your vegetable peelings or they go into your food bin, which is collected weekly, along with any leftovers.
If you are not too sure which day your normal collection is, or if it is Black or Blue bag week, then you can check this by clicking here and just type in your post code.
Our Local waste recycling centres in Trostre (Llanelli), Wernddu (Ammanford), Nantycaws (Carmarthen) and Whitland are all open as usual 8.30am until 6pm over the Easter period.
Also don’t forget that the system has changed for when you are taking rubbish to your local recycling centre. You will need to take with you your driving licence, Council Tax bill or utility bill (no older than three months) with you as proof of residency within Carmarthenshire.