Blaenau Gwent Changes to rubbish pick ups

BLAENAU Gwent Council is reminding people waste and recycling collection days change over Christmas and New Year.

On Monday December 23 and Tuesday December 24 it is collection as normal, but the December 25 collection will be picked up on Friday December 27. The Thursday December 26 collection will be picked up on Saturday December 28, while Friday December 27 collection has been moved to Sunday December 29.

On Monday December 30 and Tuesday December 31 collection is as normal, but Wednesday January 1 the collection has been moved to Thursday January 2. The January 2 collection will instead be collected on January 3, while the Friday January 3 collection will be picked up on Saturday January 4. From January 6 collections will return to normal.

A council spokeswoman said: “New Vale HWRC is closed Christmas Day and New Years Day. Certain vehicles towing trailers and any vans are now allowed onsite with a permit. Households are permitted 10 visits a year and can have up to 2 visits in one day on a permit.”

If you need permits over Christmas, call C2BG on 01495 311556 by December 20. Visit


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