Festive Period Refuse and Recycling Collections

There are a number of planned changes to Refuse and Recycling Collections in the Western Isles between Monday 25 December 2017 and Monday 1 January 2018.

Collection times may vary and the revised day of collection may be before the usual day of collection. Householders are requested to present their wheeled bins at the kerbside by 8am on the revised collection day.

Lewis & Harris

Lewis Residual and Organic collections

There will be no refuse collection in the Shawbost, Scalpay, and Inner Point areas on 25th December 2017. The revised dates for these areas are as follows:

Friday 22nd December 2017 - Shawbost
Shawbost, Bragar, Laxdale, Laxdale Lane, Laxdale Court, Guershader, Ravens Lane, Redcliffe Place

Saturday 23rd December 2017 – Scalpay
Scalpay, Garragreich, Urgha, Maaruig, Scaladale, Ardvourlie, Bowglass, Aline, Rhenigadale

Saturday 23rd December 2017 – Inner Point
Inner Point - Aiginish, Garrabost, Bayble(Upper & Lower), Eagleton, Swordale, Knock, Seaview Knock

There will be no refuse collection in the Carloway, Tarbert, and Outer Point areas on 1st January 2018. The revised dates for these areas are as follows:

Friday 29th December 2017 – Carloway
Carloway, Breasclete, Tolsta Chaolais, Bennadrove, New Sheilings, Allt na Broige, Memorial View

Saturday 30th December 2017 – Tarbert
Tarbert (not inc Scott Rd), Braighe Rd, Branahuie, Melbost, Parkend, Holm, Mackenzie Park, Mackenzie Crescent

Saturday 30th December 2017 – Outer Point
Outer Point - Portnaguran, Tiumpan Head, Portvoller, Broker, Flesherin, Aird, Sheshader, Shulishader 

Lewis Recycling Collections (blue and green bins) due on Monday 25th December 2017

Revised day is Saturday 23rd December 2017 for the following:
Commercial Recycling – Weekly Commercial Customers in Stornoway area
Back Recycling – Main Rd, Old School Road, Vatisker Park, Broadbay View, School Road, New Street, Church Street

Lewis Recycling Collections (blue and green bins) due on Monday 1st January 2018

Revised day is Saturday 30th December 2017 for the following:
Commercial Recycling – Weekly & Fortnightly Commercial Customers in Stornoway area
Cearns – Cearns, Mill Road, Stile Walk, Long Lane, Kiln Ridge, Stewart Drive, Urquhart Gardens, Macaulay Rd (roundabout to opposite hospital entrance

Creed Park Household Waste Recycling Centre

Christmas Week                                             

Mon     25 Dec   Closed                                                          
Tue      26 Dec   Closed                                                          
Wed     27 Dec   9 – 5                                           
Thu      28 Dec   9 – 5                                     
Fri        29 Dec   9 – 5                                                 
Sat       30 Dec   9 – 4                                    
Sun      31 Dec   Closed                                             

New Year Week  

Mon      01 Jan   Closed   
Tue       02 Jan   Closed          
Wed      03 Jan   9 – 5                                  
Thu       04 Jan   9 – 5 
Fri         05 Jan   9 – 5
Sat        06 Jan   9 – 4
Sun       07 Jan   Closed

Normal opening hours will resume w/c 8th Jan 2018;

Sun / Mon       Closed
Tue – Fri             9 – 5
Sat                      9 – 4

Bennadrove Landfill Site

The landfill site will be closed on 25 December 2017 and 1 January 2018 
Bennadrove Landfill site is for the disposal of Commercial and Industrial wastes only.


Uist & Barra

Uist Recycling collections

Christmas Day Collections due on Monday 25th December 2017 - Plastic/Tin (Blue Bin) collection

Revised day is Friday 22nd December 2017 for the following:
Locheport, Berneray, Clachan Sands, Vallique, Lochportain, Cheesbay, Blashaval, Minish, Lochmaddy.   Commercial customers in Bayhead, Paible, Calddach, Calchan, Carinish, Balivanich
East Gerinish, Rhughasinish, Lochcarnan, Iochdar, Ardnamoine, Ardivachar, Ardmor, Creagorry, Liniclate & Liniclate School, Torlum, Hacklet, Uskevagh, Petersport, West Camp & Balivanich.

New Year’s Day Collection due on Monday 1 January 2018 - Paper/Card collection.  Revised day is Friday 29th December 2017 for the following:

Clachan, Claddach district, Bayhead, Knockintorran, Balemore, Kyles Paible, Paible, Sollas, Hosta, Tigharry, Grenitote, Ahmor, Balranald, Langass Lodge, Hougharry, Middlequarter, Lochmaddy Commercials
Clachan-na-luib, Carinish, Baleshare, Claddach Carinish, Grimsay, Island Flodda, Gramsdale, Griminish, Nunton, Aird, Muir of Aird

Barra Recycling Collections

New Year’s Day Collections due on Monday 1 January 2018 – (Paper/Card) collection

Revised day is Friday 29th December 2017 for the following:

Criochan, Brevig, Skallary, Leanish, Earsary, 
Bolnabodach, Bruernish, Northbay, Ardveenish, 
Ardmhor, Airport, Eoligarry, 
Northbay Inn, Grean, Cleat, Cuithir, Allasdale

Market Stance Waste Transfer Station   

Christmas Week                                           

Mon    25 Dec   Closed                                                   
Tue      26 Dec   830am – 430pm                   
Wed     27 Dec   830am – 430pm                    
Thu      28 Dec   830am – 430pm                    
Fri        29 Dec   830am – 400pm                    
Sat       30 Dec   Closed                                   
Sun      31 Dec   Closed                                             

New Year Week                                                          

Mon      1 Jan   Closed
Tue       2 Jan   830am – 430pm  
Wed      3 Jan   830am – 430pm  
Thu       4 Jan   830am – 430pm  
Fri         5 Jan   830am – 400pm  
Sat        6 Jan   Closed  
Sun       7 Jan   Closed

Rueval Household Waste Recycling Centre

Christmas Week                                                       

Mon     25 Dec   Closed                                              
Tue      26 Dec   Closed                                              
Wed     27 Dec   830am – 430pm                    
Thu      28 Dec   830am – 430pm                    
Fri        29 Dec   830am – 400pm                    
Sat       30 Dec   830am – 400pm                   
Sun      31 Dec   Closed                                             

New Year Week                                                        

Mon      1 Jan   Closed
Tue       2 Jan   Closed  
Wed      3 Jan   830am – 430pm  
Thu       4 Jan   830am – 430pm  
Fri         5 Jan   830am – 400pm  
Sat        6 Jan   830am – 400pm  
Sun       7 Jan   Closed

Normal opening hours will resume w/c 8th Jan 2018.