Christmas – the season to be merry, indulge in a massive roast dinner, chocolate selection boxes and copious amounts of Stilton and crackets, to socialise with friends and family and exchange gifts with love ones.
All of which amount to a huge amount of waste! Those toys the kids are engrossed in all come in massive amounts of packaging, the bottles of Baileys and wine are stacking up in the glass recycling box, the selection boxes are empty and stuffed in the card and paper box, and the Christmas turkey is now just a faded memory at the bottom of a bin bag with the used paper napkins.
With all of this waste and recycling, the last thing you want is to realise that you've missed the bin collections – so here at thebestof Haverhill, we thought we'd better remind you about a few changes to the wheeled bin collection schedule over the Christmas holidays.
According to St Edmundsbury Borough Council, the changes to Haverhill bin collections are as follows:
Normal collection day Revised collection day
Monday 24th December Saturday 22nd December
Tuesday 25th December Monday 24th December
Wednesday 26th December Thursday 27th December
Thursday 27th December Friday 28th December
Friday 28th December Saturday 29th December
Monday 31st December Monday 31st December
Tuesday 1st January Wednesday 2nd January
Wednesday 2nd January Thursday 3rd January
Thursday 3rd January Friday 4th January
Friday 4th January Saturday 5th January
Bin collections will be back to normal from Monday 7th January 2013; as always, please ensure that your bins are out by 7am on collection day or you may end up stuck with the remnants of Christmas and New Year longer that you'd like...