Rubbish Collection

Westray and Shapinsay are allocated black bags, a 240 Litre wheelie bin and coloured recyclate bags (Plastic bottles in the purple bags, cans in the blue bags, glass in the green bags and paper/ thin card in the clear bags).

To request black/coloured bags and/or wheelie bins please call 01856873535

Collections are made on Wednesdays, recycling and black bags on alternate weeks

DateCollection Type
Wednesday 1st JuneBlack bags as normal, no recycling.
Wednesday 8th JunePlease present recycle bags with paper/thin card in one and metal cans, foil, and aerosols in the other.
Wednesday 15th JuneBlack bags as normal, no recycling.
Wednesday 22nd JunePlease present recycle bags with glass in one and plastic bottles in the other.
Wednesday 29th JuneBlack bags as normal, no recycling
Wednesday 6th JulyPlease present recycling bags with paper/thin card in one and metal cans, foil, and aerosols in the other.
Wednesday 13th JulyBlack bags as normal, no recycling
Wednesday 20th JulyPlease present recycle bags with glass in one and plastic bottles in the other.
Wednesday 27th JulyBlack bags as normal, no recycling
Wednesday 3rd August
Please present recycling bags with paper/thin card in one and metal cans, foil, and aerosols in the other.
Wednesday 10th August
Black bags as normal, no recycling
Wednesday 17th AugustPlease present recycle bags with glass in one and plastic bottles in the other.

For full timetable till March 2023 – download below