Garden waste collections
Erewash Borough Council will restart its garden waste collections at the end of next month in Ilkeston and the north of the borough and the beginning of March in Long Eaton and the south of the borough.
Residents living in the Ilkeston and north area are reminded that their collection during the week commencing 11 February will be the last time recyclable waste can be put out in brown bins. After that week brown bins must only be used for garden waste. Collections of garden waste restart week commencing Monday 25 February.
For residents in Long Eaton and the south of the borough, the last time brown bins can be used for recyclable waste is during week commencing 18 February. Collections of garden waste restart week commencing Monday 4 March.
Householders who have been using their brown bins over the winter must change back to putting out kerbside recycling in green bags, a brown bin with a blue lid or a blue bin. To purchase a blue bin call 0115 907 2244 or visit www.erewash.gov.uk for more details.
North zone – Ilkeston, Breadsall, Cotmanhay, Dale Abbey, Kirk Hallam, Little Eaton, Morley, Ockbrook, Stanley, Stanley Common, Stanton by Dale, West Hallam.
South zone – Long Eaton, Borrowash, Breaston, Draycott, Risley, Sandiacre, Sawley.
Councillor Garry Hickton, Erewash Borough Council’s Lead Member for Environment, says:
“The busy gardening season is on its way and keen gardeners are ready to get out there and do some work to prepare for spring and summer. There is no additional charge for garden waste collections in Erewash and we know our service makes gardening easier for everyone.”